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Dentists, Orthodontists, and Other Oral Health Care Providers

Many different types of oral health care providers could become involved in the care of your teeth, gums, and mouth. A brief description of these various health care providers is as follows:


General Dentist

A general dentist is your primary care dental provider. This dentist diagnoses, treats, and manages your overall oral health care needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings, crowns, veneers, bridges, and preventive education.

All practicing general dentists have earned either a DDS or DMD degree (doctor of dental surgery or doctor of dental medicine, respectively). There is no difference between the two degrees or the curriculum requirements that dentists must meet. Some schools simply award the one degree, while others award the other.

Generally, three or more years of undergraduate education plus four years of dental school is required to become a general dentist. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a

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WHO | Hospitals

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Hospitals are reservoirs of critical resources and knowledge. They can be classified according to the interventions they provide, the roles they play in the health system and the health and educational services they offer to the communities in and around them.


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Hospitals are an essential part of health system development. External pressures, health systems shortcomings and hospital sector deficiencies are driving a new vision for hospitals. In this vision, they have a key role to play to support other healthcare providers and for community outreach and home-based services and are essential in a well-functioning referral network.


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Hospitals should reflect the needs and values of the communities in and around them. Effective hospitals are designed for their users, with attention to the needs of special populations, such as children and the elderly. A well-designed hospital environment maximizes the effectiveness of clinical care delivery and

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What does good health really mean?

The word “health” refers to a state of complete emotional and physical well-being. Healthcare exists to help people maintain this optimal state of health.

In 2015, the population of the United States (U.S.) spent an estimated $3.2 trillion on healthcare costs.

However, despite this expenditure, a study by the U.S. National Research Council, published in 2013, showed that Americans die at a younger age and experience more illness and injury than people in other developed countries.

Good health is central to handling stress and living a long and active life.

Fast facts on health

Here are some key points about health. More detail is in the main article.

  • Health can be defined as physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and as a resource for living a full life.
  • It refers not only to the absence of disease, but the ability to recover and bounce back from illness and other problems.
  • Factors
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definition of dentist by The Free Dictionary

Then you would manage to stammer forth the confession that you were neither a doctor nor a dentist. Mrs.
I will not accept as the crown of my desires a block of buildings with tenements for the poor on a lease of a thousand years, and perhaps with a sign-board of a dentist hanging out.
* Another case, very clearly described by a dentist, occurred at the town of Columbus, in the United States of America, quite recently.
She flitted, at the far end of it, into impenetrable regions, and I looked at the place with my heart beating as I had known it to do in the dentist‘s parlor.
And between the lips were teeth that had never known nor needed the dentist‘s care.
There was a dentist‘s sign, among others, which adorned the entrance, and after staring a moment at the pair of
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Physical fitness – Wikipedia

State of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness is generally achieved through proper nutrition,[1] moderate-vigorous physical exercise,[2] and sufficient rest.[3]

Before the industrial revolution, fitness was defined as the capacity to carry out the day’s activities without undue fatigue. However, with automation and changes in lifestyles physical fitness is now considered a measure of the body’s ability to function efficiently and effectively in work and leisure activities, to be healthy, to resist hypokinetic diseases, and to meet emergency situations.[4]

Overview[edit]

Fitness is defined as the quality or state of being fit.[5] Around 1950, perhaps consistent with the Industrial Revolution and the treatise of World War II,

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Hospital – Wikipedia

A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.[1] The best-known type of hospital is the general hospital, which typically has an emergency department to treat urgent health problems ranging from fire and accident victims to a sudden illness. A district hospital typically is the major health care facility in its region, with many beds for intensive care and additional beds for patients who need long-term care. Specialized hospitals include trauma centers, rehabilitation hospitals, children’s hospitals, seniors’ (geriatric) hospitals, and hospitals for dealing with specific medical needs such as psychiatric treatment (see psychiatric hospital) and certain disease categories. Specialized hospitals can help reduce health care costs compared to general hospitals.[2] Hospitals are classified as general, specialty, or government depending on the sources of income received.

A teaching hospital combines assistance to people with teaching to medical students

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Definition of Dentist at Dictionary.com

[ den-tist ]

/ ˈdɛn tɪst /


noun

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Origin of dentist

1750–60; dentiste, equivalent to dent tooth (see dent2) + -iste -ist

Words nearby dentist

dentinoid, dentinoma, dentinum, dentiparous, dentirostral, dentist, dentistry, dentition, dento-, dentoalveolar, dentoalveolar abscess

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British Dictionary definitions for dentist

dentist


noun

a person qualified to practise dentistry

Word Origin for dentist

C18: from French dentiste, from dent tooth

Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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