Scientific Track

List of Tracks

  • Digital dentistry refers to the use of dental technologies or devices that incorporates digital or computer-controlled components to carry out dental procedures rather than using mechanical or electrical tools.

  • Cosmetic Dentistry:
    Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the functionality) of teeth, gums and/or bite. It primarily focuses on improvement in dental aesthetics in colour, position, shape, size, alignment and overall smile appearance.

    Conservative Dentistry: Conservative Dentistry is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the conservation of teeth in the mouth.

  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery specializes in surgery of the face, mouth, and jaws. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty. Oral Surgery is a separate recognized speciality confined to surgery within the mouth.

  • Dental Medicine: Dentistry, also known as dental medicine and oral medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues

    Dental Materials Science: Dental materials include the natural tissues (enamel, dentin, cementum, bone, and other intraoral tissues) and biocompatible synthetic materials (metals, ceramics, polymers, and composite structures) used to restore decayed, damaged, or fractured teeth. ... Principles of materials science as relate to dentistry.

  • Endodontics: Endodontics encompasses the study (practice) of the basic and clinical sciences of normal dental pulp, the ethology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and injuries of the dental pulp along with associated peri radicular conditions. Endodontics has evolved tremendously in the past decade and its applications have immensely improved the quality of dental treatment.

    Geriodontics: Geriatric dentistry or geriodontics is the delivery of dental care to older adults involving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of problems associated with normal aging and age-related diseases as part of an interdisciplinary team with other health care professionals.

  • Flossing: Practice of cleaning between your teeth using dental floss.

    Fluoridation: Water fluoridation is the controlled adjustment of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth decay. Fluoridated water contains fluoride at a level that is effective for preventing cavities; this can occur naturally or by adding fluoride.

  • Laser Dentistry: Laser dentistry is the use of lasers to treat a number of different dental conditions. ... This laser light produces a reaction when it hits tissue, allowing it to remove or shape the tissue. Laser dentistry is used in a variety of procedures, including: treating hypersensitivity. treating tooth decay.

    Nano Dentistry: Nano dentistry is a multidisciplinary field of scientific research that highlights the application of new nanomaterials and devices in all the areas of human activity. Nanomaterials and nanorobots are of great interest when considering advances in nanotechnology.

  • Oral Epidemiology: Oral Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution, patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. It is a cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare.

    Oral Cancer: Oral cancer is also known as mouth cancer, is cancer of the lining of the lips, mouth, or upper throat. In the mouth, it most commonly starts as a painless white patch, that thickens, develops red patches, an ulcer, and continues to grow. Oral cancer is a subgroup of head and neck cancers.

  • Orthodontics: Orthodontists examine oral cavity anomalies and dental malocclusions and treat such conditions. They are primarily responsible for realigning, or straightening, teeth and jaws by using orthodontic retainers and braces. They may also be required to check and adjust dental fittings for patients.

    Implantology: Implantology is the branch of dentistry dedicated to dental implants. The dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is inserted into the jawbone (either the maxilla or the mandible). It often takes the form of a screw that is composed of titanium or titanium alloy.

  • Pediatric Dentistry: Pediatric dentists are dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years. They have the experience and qualifications to care for a child's teeth, gums, and mouth throughout the various stages of childhood. Children begin to get their baby teeth during the first 6 months of life.

    Operative Dentistry: Operative dentistry is that area of general dentistry concerned with the treatment of diseases and/or defects of the hard tissues of teeth, specifically the restoration of the form, function and aesthetics of those hard tissues.

  • Periodontics: A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. ... They are familiar with the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating periodontal disease, and are also trained in performing cosmetic periodontal procedures.

    Prosthodontics: Prosthodontists specialize in replacing missing teeth and associated oral structures by determining the type of dental prostheses required, having customized dental prostheses manufactured, and fitting them in patients mouths.

  • Prosthetic Dentistry: Prosthetic Dentistry is used to restore (reconstruct) intraoral defects such as missing teeth, missing parts of teeth, and missing soft or hard structures of the jaw and palate.

    Restorative Dentistry: Restorative dentistry is the term dental professionals use to explain how they replace missing or damaged teeth. Fillings, crowns (“caps”), bridges and implants are common restorative options. The goal is to bring back your natural smile and prevent future oral health issues.

  • Sports Dentistry: Sports dentistry is the branch of sports medicine dealing with prevention and treatment of dental injuries and oral diseases associated with sports and exercise. Amateur and young athletes face greater risk of oral injuries, because they may not receive proper guidance and/or training.

    Holistic Dentistry: Holistic dentistry, also called alternative dentistry, unconventional dentistry, biologic dentistry, or biocompatible dentistry emphasizes approaches to dental care which consider the patient's dental health in the context of their entire physical as well as emotional or spiritual health in some cases.

  • Dental Public Health is the science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases and promoting oral health through organized community efforts. It is that form of dental practice that serves the community as a client rather than the individual.