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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
BMP: Bone Morphogenic Protein. Bone morphogenetic protein 2 is shown to stimulate the production of bone. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bone_morphogenetic_ ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
BMP in dentistry: In endodontics stands for Bio Mechanical Preparation. In dental surgery stands for Bone Morphogenic Protein. Take care.
Dr. David Epstein
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Bmp's: BMP stands for Bone Morphogenic Proteins. These are found in red blood cells and promote bone growth. BLood can be extracted via an IV from a patient, ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Bone Morphogenic Pro: Many Dental Implants uses Bone Morphogenetic Proteins to heal bone & eliminate the need for bone graft harvesting from other parts of the body.
Dr. David Epstein
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Bmp's: Stand for bone morphogenic proteins. Not to get too technical but these proteins speed up the healing process for oral surgery procedures such as bone ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Wolter
30 years experience Dentistry
A Growth Factor: BMP = Bone Morphogenic Protein. This is a naturally occurring growth factor in the body which helps with bone and cartilage formation, especially whil ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Te difference is: The mount of training, : ophthalmologist are medical doctors, having been to medical school and the residency to specialize- this is the main differe ... Read More
Dr. Henry Fung
39 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Allowed capabilities: Optometry is a very specialized field in medicine just as dentistry is. Because optometrists graduate from optometry school rather than medical schoo ... Read More
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Dr. Abdul Khan
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Optometry: The main difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist is that an optometrist is not a physician while an ophthalmologist is a qualified me ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: An ophthalmologist is an md who does his residency in eye disease and surgery. An optometrist is not an md but an od who does 4 years of optometry sc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Nycom: New York college of optometry
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
35 years experience Family Medicine
Eye diseases: Optometrists measure your eyes and can give prescription for both near vision and distant vision with glasses, contact lenses etc... Othalmologists ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Varying opinions: Stomatology is a medical discipline which concerns the study of the mouth. Historically it was a recognized medical specialty in many regions of the w ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
19 years experience Podiatry
Is....: Optometry is the practice or profession of examining the eyes for visual defects and prescribing corrective lenses. Ophthalmology is the branch of m ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Painfully: Pretty much the same, but without anesthetics, sophisticated techniques, and the marvelous materials available now.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A job and a process: Optometery is the name for the profession that examines eyes and prescribes glasses, contacts and identifies diseases to refer them to ophthalmologist ... Read More

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