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Causes of Tooth Decay
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Dentistry - the profession concerned with the prevention and treatment of oral disease, particularly disease of the teeth and supporting tissues. In addition to general practice, dentistry includes many specialties and subspecialties, including oral surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, pedodontics, and public health.


Taken from Britannica Online

"Dentistry." Encyclopedia Britannica from Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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