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ALVEOLAR PROCESS

THE BONE THAT SURROUNDS AND SUPPORTS THE TEETH

ALVEOLUS

THE BONY SOCKET IN WHICH THE TOOTH IS HELD

ANATOMIC CROWN

THAT PORTION OF THE TOOTH THAT IS COVERED WITH ENAMEL

ANATOMIC ROOT

TOOTH ROOT

ANTERIOR

TOWARD THE FRONT

APICAL FORAMEN

THE NATURAL OPENING AT THE END OF THE ROOT

BUCCAL

ADJACENT TO THE CHEEK

CEMENTUM

TISSUE THAT COVERS THE ANATOMIC ROOT

CINGULUM

LINGUAL LOBE OF A FRONT TOOTH

CUSP

ROUND SURFACES OF TEETH

DECIDUOUS

BABY TEETH

DENTIN

TISSUE UNDERLYING ENAMEL AND CEMENTUM

DENTITION

THE KIND, NUMBER, AND ARRANGEMENT OF TEETH

DISTAL

FARTHEST FROM THE MIDLINE

ENAMEL

OUTERMOST COVERING OF THE CROWN

ERUPTION

APPEARING IN THE MOUTH

EXFOLIATION

THE SHEDDING PROCESS OF PRIMARY TEETH

FACIAL

ADJACENT TO THE LIPS AND CHEEKS

FRENULUM LINGUAE

A FOLD UNDER THE TONGUE WITH LIMITS MOVEMENT

GINGIVA

GUMS

INCISAL

BITING SURFACE OF FRONT TEETH

INTERPROXIMAL

DENOTING THE AREA BETWEEN TWO TEETH

LABIAL

ADJACENT TO THE LIP

LINGUAL

THE SURFACE THAT TOUCHES THE TONGUE

MANDIBLE

LOWER JAW

MAXILLA

UPPER JAW

MESIAL

TOWARDS THE MIDLINE

MIDLINE

PERTAINING TO THE MIDDLE

MUCOUS MEMBRANE

MEMBRANE THAT LINES PASSAGES THAT COMMUNICATE WITH AIR

OCCLUSAL

MASHING SURFACE OF POSTERIOR TEETH

ODONTOBLAST

CELL IN DENTAL PULP WHICH FORMS DENTIN

PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT

HOLD TOOTH IN THE SOCKET

POSTERIOR

TOWARDS THE BACK

PULP

TISSUE THAT MAKES UP THE CANAL CHAMBER

QUADRANT

LEFT OR RIGHT HALF OF AN ARCH

RETROMOLAR AREA

SPACE BEHIND THE LAST MOLAR ON THE MANDIBLE

SALIVARY GLAND

GLANDS WHICH PRODUCE AND SECRETE SALIVA

SINUS

HOLLOW SPACE

SUCCEDANEOUS

ANY PERMANENT TOOTH THAT REPLACES BABY TEETH

TUBEROSITY

THE MOST DISTAL ASPECT OF THE MAXILLA

GENERAL DENTISTRY

ALL PHASES OF DENTISTRY

ENDODONTICS

DENTAL SPECIALITY CONCERNED WITH DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF DENTAL PULP

ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

SPECIALTY DEALING WITH DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF HARD AND SOFT TISSUES

ORAL PATHOLOGY

DEALS WITH INTRA-ORAL DISEASES AND RELATED STRUCTURES

PEDODONTICS

SPECIALTY FOR CHILDREN'S DENTISTRY

PERIODONTICS

SPECIALTY DEALING WITH THE DISEASES OF TISSUE THAT SURROUND AND SUPPORTS THE TEETH

PROSTHODONTICS

ARTIFICIAL REPLACEMENT OF TEETH AND SUPPORTING TISSUES

DENTURIST

A LAB TECH WHO WORKS DIRECTLY WITH PATIENTS TO FABRICATE DENTURES

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