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What is the difference between dmd and dds?

What is the difference between dmd and dds?

None: I am not a dentist but as far as I know, the dmd and dds degrees are equivalent. Both are dentists. I believe it is similar to the fact that there are two degrees for doctors, M.D. And D.O. ...Read more

Dmd (Definition)

The 2 degrees offered in U.S. Dental schools is dmd (doctor of dental medicine)or dds (doctor of dental surgery). Upon graduation from dental school one of these degrees will be presented to the doctor. There is no established difference between the two degrees. Once the dds or dmd passes their licensing boards they will be qualified ...Read more


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What is the difference between dds and dmd?

What is the difference between dds and dmd?

One letter: Different schools grant different degrees upon their graduates. The dds and dmd degrees are identical and recognized as such by all state licensing boards. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a dds and dmd?

No difference: Dds stands for doctor of dental surgery and dmd stands for "dentariae medicinae doctor", different dental schools in the union granted either dds or dmd degree, thus creating lots of confusion for general public, when my patients ask me about the difference - I tell them : it is exactly like having your driver license issued by california vs. Florida... ...Read more

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What is the difference between a dmd or a dds?

What is the difference between a dmd or a dds?

None: There is no difference. Some dental schools award dds (doctor of dental surgery) to graduates. Other schools award dmd (doctor of dental medicine). The education is the same. I have a dds, my partner has a dmd. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a dmd and a dds?

What's the difference between a dmd and a dds?

Used to be...: When it was first given out, by penn and harvard; they were dental programs with a particular emphasis on medicine. The first two years for those dental students were taken along side their md counter parts; they took those first few years of "materia medica". Now there is no difference between the degrees, just the nominal preference of the graduate school. No difference. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a dds and a dmd?

What's the difference between a dds and a dmd?

None: Different schools established the degree way back in their history. Dds stands for doctor of dental sugery and dmd stands for doctor of dental medicine. At one time, the dds degree meant that the dentist was more practice oriented and the dmd was more academic and research oriented. Now, the degrees are the same. ...Read more

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Is there a real big difference between a dmd and dds?

Is there a real big difference between a dmd and dds?

Not any more: Historically, most dental schools offered the dds degree. A few, such as penn and tufts, restructured their curriculum to provide a greater understanding of the connection between the health of the mouth and the rest of the body and chose to use a different designation. Today, however, there really is no difference in the quality or scope of education leading to either degree. Both are well trained. ...Read more

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Is there a real big difference to a dentist with a dmd and dds?

Is there a real big difference to a dentist with a dmd and dds?

Not in US schools.: Dmd and dds are two degrees offered by different dental schools. For dental schools in the United States the degrees are synonymous and reflect the same level and quality of education. I am unsure about the level of training required in foreign dental schools. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a dds, dmd, oral surgeon and which one is the best if I want crowns or implants?

What is the difference between a dds, dmd, oral surgeon and which one is the best if I want crowns or implants?

DDS, DMD, Oral Surg.: Usually the dds or dmd depends on where you went to dental school. Many schools give out a dds and some schools give out a dmd degree. Which is best for crowns and implants depends on their post graduate training. Usually oral surgeons do not place crowns. Many times there is a team approach with general dentist and the oral s. Working together. Sometimes the dds/dmd place implants. Ask questions. ...Read more

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Are there differences bewtten what type of radiographycal tests md/dmd vs. Dds can or cannot order as the "oral surgeons"?

Not really: As long as it pertains to the mouth a licensed dentist can order anything that an oral surgeon can. The difference may be in the interpretation of the x-ray which is not a test. ...Read more

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Dental experts! What is the difference between a doctor of dental surgery (dds) and doctor of dental medicine (dmd)?

Letters: The only difference is the degree that is bestowed upon the graduate. Dental schools differ in the degree (dds vs dmd) but both are the same in the eyes of state licensing boards. ...Read more

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Was my infant screened for dechenne muscular dystrophy? Born in NY - does PKU test for this. Does Viacord screen test for DMD/PKU? What is the difference between the two?

Was my infant screened for dechenne muscular dystrophy? Born in NY - does PKU test for this. Does Viacord screen test for DMD/PKU? What is the difference between the two?

No: Neither test screens for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Below are links to the disorders covered by Viacord: http://www. Viacord. Com/Images/HCNB_Panel_LSDs_121311_tcm117-151644.pdf and NYS covers:http://www. Wadsworth. Org/programs/newborn/screening/screened-disorders. At this point, Duchenne Connect gives information about testing.: https://www. Duchenneconnect. Org/understanding-genetic-testing. Html ...Read more

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What is a dmd?

Doctor of dental med: Dmd stands for doctor of dental medicine. It is a dental degree given by some dental schools. Other schools call it dds or doctor of dental surgery. Both are dentists and you should expect the same quality of treatment from either. ...Read more

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What procedures does a dmd perform?

What procedures does a dmd perform?

Dental: A dmd and a dds are the same thing. They are both dentists. The difference is only the letters in the degree offered by their dental school. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dmd?

What is the definition or description of: dmd?

Same as DDS: The 2 degrees offered in U.S. Dental schools is dmd (doctor of dental medicine)or dds (doctor of dental surgery). Upon graduation from dental school one of these degrees will be presented to the doctor. There is no established difference between the two degrees. Once the dds or dmd passes their licensing boards they will be qualified to practice general dentistry. ...Read more

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What is dmd vs dds?

Nothing really.: Dds is doctor of dental surgery and dmd is doctor of dental medicine. There is no real difference, just depends on where a dentist graduates from. ...Read more

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Are dmds doctors?

Are dmds doctors?

DMD and DDS: Both are dentists. Dmd is a doctorate in medical dentistry, and a dds is a doctorate in dental surgery. The title of the doctorate is determined by the dental school the dentist attended. ...Read more

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How do a dds and a dmd differ?

How do a dds and a dmd differ?

No difference: The dds or dmd is the degree that the dental school offered upon graduation. Both have similar training and have to pass national board exams as well as state board exams in order to practice dentistry. Both are equally qualified. ...Read more

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If CPK reduces does it help in dmd?

It does not: The CPK values in Duchenne's are generally quite high, but they will fluctuate. As the disease gets worse, they will tend to go down as there is less muscle mass. The progress of this illness in inexorable and the only real hope is that eventually gene therapy will work as it has for other illnesses. ...Read more

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What chromosome in males is affected by dmd?

What chromosome in males is affected by dmd?

Define dmd: If you mean by "dmd" duchenne's muscular dystrophy, it is the x-chromosome where the mutation causing that disorder is located. Since males have only 1 x chromosome thay are affected if they have a mutated gene. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what "dmd pllc" next to your dentist's name stand for?

Can you tell me what "dmd pllc" next to your dentist's name stand for?

DMD, PLLC: Dmd= doctor of medical dentistry (same as dds which = doctor of dental surgery); pllc = a limited liability company is a flexible form of enterprise that blends elements of partnership and corporate structures. It is a legal form of company that provides limited liability to its owners. ...Read more

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Is a dmd an oral surgeon?

Not Necessarily: A dmd is a dental degree and can refer to any general dentist or dental specialist. An oral surgeon has completed a specialty program (additional training beyond the dds/dmd degree). Some oral surgeons also have md degrees which make them dmd md or dds md. ...Read more

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Is dmd dentist more qualified than a dds?

Is dmd dentist more qualified than a dds?

They are the same: Dmd and dds are the two degrees that are offered to dentists in the usa. Dmd vs dds is determined by the state's law. For example, a dentist graduating from massachusetts will always receive a dmd and a graduate from new york will always get a dds. All the credentials are exactly the same and both are allowed all practicing privileges in all 50 states once they pass their board certification. ...Read more

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What does dds and dmd stand for after a dentists name?

The degree: Dds is doctor of dental surgery and dmd is doctor of dental medicine. They are both the same, but dependent on what university the education is from. ...Read more

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What does the "pa" in the title john doe, md/dmd, pa mean?

What does the "pa" in the title john doe, md/dmd, pa mean?

PA: The pa stands for professional association or sometimes pc, professional corporation. The doctors name is also the name of his company in this case. John smith, md, pa. So john smith is the doctor, but dr. John smith works for john smith, md, pa. ...Read more

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My stepson has dmd and his ejection fraction is 18. How critical is this to his life span and how can I help him?

Low EF: To help improve ef. Medication for systolic heart failure is commonly prescribed under several ongoing protocols. Other things which could be done to improve how well the heart pumps include: limiting salt – limiting salt (sodium) to 2, 000 mg a day, limit fluid intake. 30 minutes a day of activity, even if that activity is walking can help strengthen the heart. ...Read more

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Dds/dmd: is there any value to j.E. Phillips (dds) blotting technique when brushing my teeth? I'd like all the opinions I can have.

Dds/dmd: is there any value to j.E. Phillips (dds) blotting technique when brushing my teeth? I'd like all the opinions I can have.

Little Value if Any: This technique is too complicated, too time consuming, and minimally useful. The best and simplest technique is to use a soft bristle brush only, place the bristles where the tooth and gum join, then move the brush in circles. Do this on the face side of the tooth and the tongue side uipper and lower. For best results, use a water pik and pulsate the water the same as you brushed. Fast and works. ...Read more

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A friend said he had some dental work done by a dmd not a dds. What does a dmd do?

A friend said he had some dental work done by a dmd not a dds. What does a dmd do?

No difference: There is no difference between dentists with dds and dmd degrees. Different schools decide on which one they want to give. ...Read more

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Tell me about muscular dystrophy DMD. The test like CPK to identify the problem measured in which unit and is there different type of CPK test?

Tell me about muscular dystrophy DMD. The test like CPK to identify the problem measured in which unit and is there different type of CPK test?

Muscular dystrophy: Muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder affecting the muscles. There are different types with different modes of inheritance, age of onset and severity. The CK (or CPK), creatinine kinase are usually elevated in any one. There are different isoenzymes for CK yet it is the total CK that is measured and important in muscular dystrophy. The final diagnosis is made by genetic testing or other tests ...Read more

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