prosthodontics


pros·tho·don·tics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌpräs-thə-ˈdän-tiks\

Definition of PROSTHODONTICS

:  prosthetic dentistry

Origin of PROSTHODONTICS

New Latin prosthodontia, from prosthesis + -odontia
First Known Use: 1947

prosth·odon·tics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌpräs-thə-ˈdänt-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

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
prosth·odon·tic \-ik\ adjective

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