restorative dentistry

n.

The branch of dentistry that deals with the restoration of diseased, injured, or abnormal teeth to normal function, as by crowns.

Nearby words

  1. restoral,
  2. restoration,
  3. restoration comedy,
  4. restorationism,
  5. restorative,
  6. restorative justice,
  7. restore,
  8. restorer,
  9. restoring spring,
  10. restr.


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