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Tooth terms

NOCTI practice

gingival sulcus space between the tooth and gumline
gingivectomy surgical removal of diseased gingival tissues
interproximal in between the teeth
pedodontics children's dentristry
periapical around the root tips
edentulous without teeth
periodontitis inflammatory disease of the supporting tissues of the teeth
periodontium structures that support, surround and are attached to the teeth
prophylaxis dental cleaning
pulpectomy complete removal of the vital pulp from a tooth
retromolar area behind the 3rd molar
succedaneous tooth a permanent tooth that replaces a baby tooth
vestibule space between the teeth, lips, and cheeks
prosthesis a fake replacement for a missing body part
prosthodontics a dentistry specialty that replaces missing teeth
Created by: mdeose1