A veterinary dentist is concerned with the dental treatment of animals. Veterinary dentistry is a branch of veterinary medicine.
Dentistry involving the specialist care of patients with a range of disabilities.
Sometimes referred to as prosthodontics, prosthetic dentistry is an area of dentistry that focuses on the development and fitting of dental prosthetics.
Referring to the study of the structures that support teeth, periodontology is concerned with supporting structures, such as gums, and the conditions that affect them.
Paediatric dentistry is a specialism pursued by those with a particular interest in the specialised dentistry required by children.
Also known as orthodontics, this specialty is primarly focused on the diagnosis and correction of the teeth through straightening. The specialty also extends to corrections made to the midface and mandibular growth.
On the boundary with the broader study of medicine, oral medicine refers to specialised medical diagnosis and treatment of the oral cavity.
Oral implantology is concerned with the replacement of teeth with dental implants. This may be done because the original tooth was diseased or damaged.
Refers to the practice of research with reference to craniofacial biology.
Also referred to as oral surgery, this specialty is concerned with all practices including the tooth extraction, placement of implants, and surgery of the jaw.