What is Dentistry?
Dentistry is defined as the evaluation,
diagnosis, prevention and/or treatment (nonsurgical, surgical or
related procedures) of diseases, disorders and/or conditions of the
oral cavity, maxillofacial area and/or the adjacent and associated
structures and their impact on the human body; provided by a dentist,
within the scope of his/her education, training and experience, in
accordance with the ethics of the profession and applicable law.
(According to the American Dental Association, adopted by the ADA House
of Delegates in 1997)