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23:24 Jul 22, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science
Spanish term or phrase: Odontology
For a university transcript of studies. I don´t know if the term is used in USA or the UK, or is dentistry + common.
Tilsa
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na +1Odontology
Barbara Thomas


  

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16 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Odontology


Explanation:
I assume that you are looking for the translation of odontología. I would not translate odontología as dentistry. In Spain, odontology is a medical specialty involving at least 2 years postgraduate study after receiving a medical degree. These specialists do everything from filling a cavity to jaw reconstruction, which in the US would be handled by a dentist and oral surgeon, respectively.

Ref: I'm a physician.

Barbara Thomas
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