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Esthetic dentistry
Area of dentistry concerned with the appearance (esthetics) of teeth. The focus is not solely on maintaining a healthy masticatory system. Instead, esthetic goals are also pursued at the same time.
Endodontics
The branch of dentistry mainly concerned with the treatment of diseases of the dental pulp, dentin or root tissue.
Extraction
Removal of a tooth under local anesthetic using instrumentation specifically suited to the purpose.
Enamel
Outer layer of the tooth. Covers the dentin in the tooth crown area. The hardest tissue in the human body.
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