[jer-uh-don-tiks, jeer-] /ˌdʒɛr əˈdɒn tɪks, ˌdʒɪər-/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of dentistry dealing with aging and aged persons.

gerodontics ger·o·don·tics (jěr’ə-dŏn’tĭks)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental diseases and problems specific to old people.


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