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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth.

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  • Ed Swerdlow flew in for the funeral from Dayton, where he practiced periodontics and lived with his dental-assistant second wife and their young children.
  • Both say in their ads that they can do all kinds of dental procedures -- oral reconstruction, root canals, orthodontics, periodontics, and children's dentistry for Dr....
  • Curative: First, application of the principle of systematic care for students and workers; second, expansion of our services in all fields of stomatology -- conservation...
  • Dr. Afar specializes in periodontics and dental implants. for more
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