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Profiles

  • Dr. Harry Pernick (1914 - 1984)
  • Alfred Civilion Fones, DDS (1869 - 1938)
    Alfred Fones, Irene Newman, and the Dental Hygiene Revolution 0 The idea of going to the dentist to get your teeth cleaned, before they rotted away, took shape in Bridgeport, thanks, in part, to the ...
  • Shirley Brown (1915 - 1996)
  • Dr. David O. Cohen (1907 - d.)
  • Dr. Frederick Lester Stanton (1873 - 1945)
    Frederick Lester Stanton (March 9, 1873 – January 1, 1945) was an American orthodontist who played a key role in forming of first specialized dental journal The American Orthodontist and formation of...

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Official Specialties

  • Dental public health - The study of dental epidemiology and social health policies.
  • Endodontics - Root canal therapy and study of diseases of the dental pulp.
  • Oral and maxillofacial pathology - The study, diagnosis, and sometimes the treatment of oral and maxillofacial related diseases.
  • Oral and maxillofacial radiology - The study and radiologic interpretation of oral and maxillofacial diseases.
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery - Extractions, implants, and MaxilloFacial surgery which also includes correction of congenital facial deformities.
  • Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics - The straightening of teeth and modification of midface and mandibular growth.
  • Periodontology (periodontics) - Study and treatment of diseases of the gums (non-surgical and surgical) as well as placement and maintenance of dental implants
  • General dentistry
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Pediatric dentistry (formerly pedodontics) - Dentistry for children
  • Prosthodontics

Notes The post-nominal letters for a professional in dentistry.

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