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Surgical instrument used to smooth rough edges of bone structure.
Surgical instrument used for cutting or severing a tooth and bone structure.
Act of placing on an item, such as gloves; dressing.
Surgical instrument used to reflect and retract the periodontal ligament and periosteum.
Surgical procedure in which tissue is cut from a suspect oral lesion.
A permanent replacement of one tooth or multiple teeth with a fixture and an abutment that are anchored into the bone or surrounding structure for the purpose of supporting a denture, bridge, or single tooth.
The process of introducing certain metals, such as titanium, into living bone and forming a biocompatible bind with living bone.
Clear acrylic template positioned over the alveolar ridge to guide in the proper ambulation and axis for drilling into the bone and placing the implant.
Type of implant that includes a metal frame, which is surgically placed under the periosteum.
Type of metal used for implants.
A dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp and periradicular tissues.
Plastic type of filling material used in endodontics.
Indirect Pulp Cap
Placement of a medicament over a partially exposed pulp.
Not living, as in oral tissue and tooth structure.
An inflammatory reaction to bacteria trapped in the periodontal sulcus.
Inflammation of the dental pulp.
Form of pulpal inflammation in which the pulp may be salvageable.
Removal of one or more roots without removal of the crown of the tooth.
Root canal therapy
Removal of the dental pulp and filling of the canal with material.
Process of filling a root canal.
Method of scoring the amount of bleeding present.
Addition of natural or synthetic bone to a surgical site.
Instrument used to remove supragingival calculus in the contact area of anterior teeth. The blade is curved slightly to adapt to the root surfaces.
Surgical procedure to expose more tooth surface.
Surgical instrument used to remove tissue from the tooth socket; also curet.
A metal instrument of varying size and form with numerous ridges or teeth on its cutting surfaces.
Surgical reshaping and contouring of gingival tissues.
Curette with one cutting edge, "area specific"; it is designed to adapt to specific tooth surfaces (medial and distal).
Type of scaler used to remove heavy supragingival calculus; it is most effective when used on buccal and lingual surfaces of posterior teeth.
Double-ended knife with kidney-shaped blades; commonly used in periodontal surgery.
Scale designed to evaluate patient behavior.
Referring to the brain, nervous system, and nerve pathways.
Concept of open design used in pediatric dental practices.
Type of restraining device that holds a pediatric patient's hands, arms, and legs still.
Dental specialty concerned with neonatal through adolescent patients, as well as patients with special needs in those age groups.
Removal of the coronal portion of a vital pulp from a tooth.
Type of matrix band used for primary teeth.
Contoured metal wire that provides force when teeth are guided in movement for orthodontics.
Attachments located on brackets and bands that hold arch wires and elastics in place.
Stainless steel ring attached to molars to hold the arch wire and auxiliaries for orthodontics.
Another term for fixed orthodontic appliances.
Small device bonded to teeth to hold the arch wire to the teeth.
Extraoral radiograph of the bones and tissues of the head.
Condition that occurs when a tooth is not properly aligned with its opposing tooth.
Condition that occurs when teeth are not aligned properly within the arch.
Structures that include the teeth, jaws, and surrounding facial bones.
Class II malocclusion in which the mesiobuccal cusp of the maxillary first molar occludes (by more than the width of a premolar) mesial to the mesiobuccal groove of the mandibular first molar.
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