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Encyclopedia > Dental pathology

Dental pathologists are doctors of dental science who specialise in the diagnosis and characterization of diseases of the teeth, jaw, and maxilla through the examination of tissue specimens. Pathology (from Greek pathos, feeling, pain, suffering; and logos, study of; see also -ology) is the study of the processes underlying disease and other forms of illness, harmful abnormality, or dysfunction. ... X-rays can reveal if a person has cavities Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth) to human beings. ... In general, a diagnosis (plural diagnoses) covers a broad spectrum, or spectra, of testing in some form of analysis; such tests based on some collective reasoning is called the method of diagnostics, leading then to the results of those tests by ideal (ethics) would then be considered a diagnosis, but... The term disease refers to an abnormal condition of an organism that impairs function. ... The visible teeth of a smile. ... Human jaw front view Human jaw left view Human jaw top view The jaw is either of the two opposable structures forming, or near the entrance to, the mouth. ... The maxillae are the largest bones of the face, except for the mandible, and form, by their union, the whole of the upper jaw. ... Look up Tissue on Wiktionary, the free dictionary The word tissue has several meanings: Aerial tissu is an acrobatic art form, and is one of the circus arts. ...

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Anatomical pathology - Clinical Pathology - Experimental Pathology
Anatomical pathology
Surgical pathology | Cytopathology | Autopsy | Molecular pathology | Forensic Pathology | Dental pathology 
Gross examination | Histopathology | Immunohistochemistry | Electron microscopy | Immunofluorescence | Fluorescent in situ hybridization
Clinical pathology
Clinical chemistry | Hematopathology | Transfusion medicine | Medical microbiology | Diagnostic immunology
Enzyme assay | Mass spectrometry | Chromatography | Flow cytometry | Blood banking | Microbiological culture | Serology



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