Preventive Dentistry: Education and treatment devoted to and concerned with preventing the development of dental disease.
Preventive Maintenance: Includes regularly scheduled activities such as painting and seasonal servicing of appliances and systems. Preventive maintenance preserves the long-range value and physical integrity of the . . . View Full Definition
Preventive Treatment: Any action taken by the patient, assisted by the dentist, hygienist, and the office staff that serves to prevent dental or other disease. Sealants, cleanings and space maintainers are exampl . . . View Full Definition
Preventive Care: Medical and dental services aimed at early detection and intervention.
Implant Dentistry: That area of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, design and insertion of implant devices and restorations which provides adequate function, comfort and esthetics for the edentu-- lous or . . . View Full Definition
Pediatric Dentistry: The specialized branch of dentistry that deals solely with treating children's dental disease. Also referred to as pedodontics.
Cosmetic Dentistry: Any dental treatment or repair that is solely rendered to improve the appearance of the teeth or mouth.