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GLOSSARY OF DENTAL TERMINOLOGY

This alphabetical glossary of dental terms is posted for the benefit of our
members and site vistors. You will note links to a variety of information sources
found commonly in the public domain. New York Dental Network, LLC does not endorse
or comment in any way upon the information found in this index. We refer site
visitors to their dentist or other professional sources in the event there is
any question about the information posted.

Bleaching, cosmetic tooth whitening – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tooth_bleaching
Bone Graft – http://www.creighton.edu/dentalschool/informationforpatients/dentalimplantinfo/bonegrafting/index.php
Braces, Orthodontics – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_braces
Bridge, Prosthodontics – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dentures
Cavity – Caries – tooth decay – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caries
Crown – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_crown
Crown – Post and Core – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_and_core
Dentures, prosthodontics – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dentures
Filling, amalgam controversy – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_amalgam_controversy
Filling, silver amalgam – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amalgam_filling
Filling, white resin composite – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_composite
Fluoride and fluoridation – http://www.ada.org/fluoride.aspx
Gingivitis – Periodontal disease – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gingivitis
Implant – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_implant
Implant abutment – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAuqCA40TG4
Malocclusion – Orthodontics – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_malocclusion
Nitrous Oxide, laughing gas, dental analgesia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitrous_oxide
Periodontal disease – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_implant
Plaque – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_plaque
Prophylaxis – tooth cleaning, professional – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teeth_cleaning
Root canal – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_canal
Scaling and root planing – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitewing#Bitewing_view
Sealant – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_sealant
TMJ – Joint disorder – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TMJ
Tooth Impaction – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tooth_impaction
Veneer – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_veneer
Wisdom teeth – Molars – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisdom_teeth

X-rays – dental x-rays – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitewing#Bitewing_view