What is Periodontics and Endodontics?

What is Periodontics? 

Periodontics is the branch and specialty of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes and the maintenance of the health, function and aesthetics of these structures and tissues.^

What is Endodontics?

Endodontics is the branch and specialty of dentistry concerned with the morphology, physiology and pathology of the dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Its study and practice encompass the basic clinical sciences, including biology of the normal pulp, and etiology, diagnosis prevention, and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular tissues.^

Benefits are payable on Periodontic and Endodontic services if the policy holder is covered under our Special, Super or Premium Options Extras cover.

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^Source: Australian Dental Association (ADA)
Category: Dental Cover
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