Mouth medicine
Jaw medicine

Dentistry also known as dental, oral and jaw medicine includes the prevention, detection and treatment of diseases in the dental, mouth and jaw areas


  • Caries
  • Jaw misalignments
  • Tooth misalignment
  • Jaw cysts
  • Paradontosis (bacterial inflammation of the dental bed)
  • Gingivitis (bacterial inflammation of the gums)
  • Halitosis (bad breath)
  • Front-stage trauma (violation of the front teeth)
  • Apthen (blisters in the mouth)
  • Bruxism (teeth grinding)
  • Glossalgia (tongue burning)

Therapies in dentistry

  • Amalgam (metal-containing material for filling teeth)
  • Crowns
  • Endodontics (root canal treatment)
  • Paradontology (tooth-holding apparatus)
  • Dental prophylaxis (prevention)
  • Dental implants
  • Tooth removal