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Dentistry is a profession with many stakeholders and contributors. In the optimal scenario, the collective focus should be on the patient. A significant opportunity awaits any dental team ready to best meet patients' needs and desires through value-based dentistry (VBD), in which patient requests and concerns in the context of cost of care are the priority. In exploring how a patient makes the decision to visit a practice, how to capture the value a practice can create, and how to assess quality and cost, the article explains how a practice can work to attain VBD.
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Name: Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
The prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and dysmorphic concern in dentistry and prosthodontics have not been properly assessed, yet the mouth and the teeth are amongst the top preoccupation f...
The study aims to assess the effectiveness of oral health education on oral hygiene status among schizophrenic patients.
The implications for funders are discussed.
Cosmetic dentistry is a divisive discipline. Within discourses that raise questions of the purpose of the dental profession, cosmetic dentistry is frequently criticised on the basis of it being classi...
we congratulate you for the editorial "Opportunistic Dentistry is Harming Our Credibility". We applaud the initiative to revive the discussion on association and causation. Even though the topic has b...
The study will include general dental practitioners or dental specialists from Police Academy Hospital and pediatric dentists from Pediatric dentistry department at Faculty of Dentistry Ca...
Minimal intervention dentistry (MID) is a modern medical approach that aims to maximize preservation of healthy dental tissues. When operative intervention is required it is as minimally i...
The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of dental caries using CAST index among a group of Egyptian children in primary dentition stage. Egyptian children aging from three to si...
Evaluation of a new resin-based composite material. Amalgam and composite are the most commonly used restorative materials in dentistry. Due to the toxicity of mercury and the subsequent...
The study will be self-funded by investigator and carried out on patients from outpatient clinic in Pediatric Dentistry and Public Health Department- Faculty of Dentistry, Cairo University...
The act or ceremony of putting a corpse into the ground or a vault, or into the sea; or the inurnment of CREMAINS.
A tough, malleable, iron-based alloy containing up to, but no more than, two percent carbon and often other metals. It is used in medicine and dentistry in implants and instrumentation.
Method of psychotherapeutic treatment based on assumption of patients' personal responsibility for their own behavior. The therapist actively guides patients to accurate self-perception for fulfillment of needs of self-worth and respect for others. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
That phase of clinical dentistry concerned with the restoration of parts of existing teeth that are defective through disease, trauma, or abnormal development, to the state of normal function, health, and esthetics, including preventive, diagnostic, biological, mechanical, and therapeutic techniques, as well as material and instrument science and application. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 2d ed, p237)
Test for cell-mediated antitumor immunity and related serum blocking factors based on the finding that leukocytes from cancer patients, but not from controls, when mixed in vitro with antigenic extracts of tumors of the same histological type, undergo a diminution in their normal adherence to glass surfaces. Sera from tumor-bearing patients block the LAI reaction of their own leukocytes or those of other patients with the same type of tumor.
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....