Tooth pathology

Tooth pathology
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 K00-K00
ICD-9-CM 520-525
DiseasesDB 29358
MeSH D014071

Tooth pathology (or tooth diseases, tooth disorders or dental pathology), is any condition of the teeth that can be congenital or acquired. Sometimes a congenital tooth diseases are called tooth abnormalities. These are among the most common diseases in humans [1] The prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of these diseases are the base to the dentistry profession, in which are dentists and dental hygienists, and its sub-specialties, such as oral medicine, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and endodontics.





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  2. "The Tooth Decay Process: How to Reverse It and Avoid a Cavity". National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
  3. "Water-related Hygiene". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 2013-12-25.
  4. "Dental abscess". NHS Choices. Retrieved 2013-12-30.

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