Origin of prosthodontics
New Latin prosthodontia, from prosthesis + -odontia
First Known Use: 1947
Medical Definition of prosthodontics
: the dental specialty concerned with the making of artificial replacements for missing parts of the mouth and jaw—called also prosthetic dentistry, prosthodontia
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Medical Dictionary: Definition of "prosthodontics" Britannica English: Translation of "prosthodontics" for Arabic speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "prosthodontics"
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