pedodontics

The branch of dentistry concerned with the dental care and treatment of children. SYN: pediatric dentistry, pedodontia. [G. pais, child, + odous, tooth]

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pe·do·don·tics or chiefly Brit pae·do·don·tics .pēd-ə-'dänt-iks n pl but sing or pl in constr a branch of dentistry that is concerned with the dental care of children
pe·do·don·tic or chiefly Brit pae·do·don·tic adj

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pe·do·don·tics (pe-do-donґtiks) pediatric dentistry.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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