Books about Teeth and Dentistry

What is Dentistry ?

Dentistry is the branch of healthcare concerning the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity (that is, the mouth - see structures of the mouth), and associated structures.

Professionals who are qualified to examine, diagnose and treat dental diseases, disorders and conditions are called dentists. They often work with a team of trained and qualified support staff including e.g. dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental technicians, together with their administrative staff of receptionists, etc..

See also Dental News listed by date.

In the News:

How the shape of animals' teeth suit their food - 7 Mar '12

30,000-year-old teeth shed new light on human evolution - 7 Jan '10

Update on the use of “teething” gels containing choline salicylate in children - 7 May '09

Salaried dentists making a difference in Scotland - 28 Sep '06

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