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Odontotomy

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odontotomy

(Science: procedure) cutting into the crown of a tooth.

Origin: odonto-_ G. Tome, incision

prophylactic odontotomy, a preventive operation in which imperfectly formed developmental grooves, pits, and fissures are opened up by means of a bur and filled in order to obviate future decay.