Meaning of prosthodontics

pros•tho•don•tics

Pronunciation: (pros"thu-don'tiks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. the branch of dentistry that deals with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing teeth and other oral structures by artificial devices.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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