Infection in an isolated area which can cause pus to form.
An artificial part that helps support a bridge, denture or implant.
A metal/mercury silver filling.
A substance used to numb or reduce in pain in selected areas of the mouth.
Refers to the direction towards the front of the mouth.
Bottom or end of tooth structure.
An x-ray taken to see decay between teeth and bone foundation.
To lighten or whiten teeth.
A dental restoration used to fill missing space/teeth.
Clenching or grinding of the teeth.
A long pointed tooth also known as eye tooth
Small, sore lesions on the inside of the mouth. Typically yellow or white in color.
Also known as cap that covers tooth structure due to either tooth has broken or has too much existing filling which overtime can cause tooth to fracture or break/ a crown is permanently cemented to remaining tooth structure.
Breakdown of tooth structure due to bacteria that must be evaluated and treated.
Removable appliances that take the place of missing teeth to assist in chewing and aesthetics.
Dental terminology specifying to back portion of tooth.
Specialty office in dentistry that handles root canals by the removal of blood supply from a tooth.
A mineral found in our bones and teeth to help protect against decay. It is often generated in toothpaste, rinses and gel to strengthen tooth structures.
A form of gum disease that causes inflammation of gums due to poor oral hygiene resulting in gums that become sore, swollen and red.
A titanium screw like piece that integrates into the bone. Over time it creates a foundation for an artificial crown or tooth to adapt to.
Tongue side positioning in the mouth.
Tooth positioning directing to the middle.
Larger teeth that erupt in the back of the mouth.
A protective device usually worn to prevent clenching grinding and or to protect teeth in sport activities.
Worn to protect teeth against clenching and grinding.
Surface area on top of tooth.
Top or roof of mouth.
Farthest position back on tooth
The cleaning of teeth done to prevent gum disease.
End of tooth structure, supports tooth.
The nerve inside of tooth that has blood supply and needs to be removed due to infection/ tooth structure will still be intact
The use of certain instruments to remove plaque and debris above and below the gumline.
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