|The wearing away of tooth surface by brushing too vigorously. Usually evident where gum meets tooth.
|A confined area of pus caused by an infection.
|A tooth, crown or implant, that supports a bridge or denture.
|A plastic material that is used for making dentures, temporary crowns and bridges.
|Rapidly progressing, severe (infection or growth).
|Attractive, appealing or beautiful.
|Refers to beauty, and the factors that make something attractive and appealing.
|The blasting of a mixture of air and small metal particles onto a tooth. Used for removing decay or enamel. It can replace the drill for small cavities.
|A spongy plastic material used for taking impressions.
|Dental alloy: A metallic material made up of a mixture of metals and mercury. Used for silver fillings.
|The supporting bone around the roots of teeth.
|The rim of bone remaining after teeth have been extracted.
|The trimming of the bone in the alveolar ridge, in preparation for dentures.
|A silver filling.
It is a combination of mercury mixed with powdered silver, copper and tin.
|A medically induced pain free state.
|A drug that induces a pain free state.
|The absence or relief of pain.
|A pain relieving substance.
|The physical shape and structure (of teeth, jaws, face).
|Congenital absence of teeth.
|Apex of Root
|End or tip of a root.
|An abscess at the end of a root.
|Surgical removal of the end of a root.
|The U shaped arrangement or alignment of teeth in the upper and lower jaws.
|These wires attach to the brackets and act as tracks to guide the movement of the teeth. Arch wires can be metal, clear or tooth coloured.
|The wearing away of the tooth surface by grinding, during chewing.
|Tooth loss by being knocked out of the mouth.