the branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of missing teeth, as by bridges or artificial dentures
Origin of prosthodonticsModL: see prosthetic, -odont, and -ics
nounused with a sing. verb
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.
Origin of prosthodonticsprosth(esis) -odont(ia) -ics