Dental tourism is growing worldwide; as the world becomes ever more interdependent and competitive, technique, material, and technological advances spread rapidly, enabling providers in "developing countries" to provide dental care at significant cost savings when compared with their peers in the developed world.
Dental Tourism involves individuals seeking dental care outside of their local healthcare systems and may be accompanied by a vacation.
A dental implant is a "root" device, usually made of titanium, used in dentistry to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of teeth to replace missing teeth.
High-performance zirconium oxide ceramics have been used in medicine for years, for artificial hip joints, implanted medication applicators, dental crowns and bridges, among other things.
Orthodontics, formerly orthodontia is the first specialty of dentistry that is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusions, which may be a result of tooth irregularity, disproportionate jaw relationships, or both.
Dental bleaching, also known as tooth whitening and swabbing, is a common procedure in general dentistry but most especially in the field of cosmetic dentistry.