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Tooth

Dientes

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Bone tissue of the maxilla and mandible that contains sockets for the root of the teeth

Alveolar process

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Irreversible, hydrocolloid, dental impression material

Alginate

3

Filling material used primarily on posterior teeth

Amalgam

4

The state of inability to feel pain while still being conscious

Anesthesia

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Before or in front of

Anterior

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The rounded lower end of the heart, below the ventricles

Apex

7

Aspirating syringe

Special dental anesthetic syringe designed to hold carpules

8

protective dental material placed over the pupal area if a tooth to reduce irritation and thermal shock

Base

9

Premolars; the teeth that pulverize or grind food and are located between cuspids and molars

Bicuspids

10

The opening of the apex of the tooth; allows nerves and blood vessels to enter the tooth

Apical foramen

11

Small, rotating instruments of various types; used in dental hand pieces to prepare cavities for filling with restorative materials

Burs

12

An occurrence of tooth decay

Carious lesions

13

Light used in dental units to illuminate oral cavity

Dental light

14

Tissue that makes up the main bulk of the tooth

Dentin

15

Used to remove and for fine finishing work

Low-speed hand piece

16

The inside surface of teeth that is toward the midline of the mouth

Mesial

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A cast; a positive reproduction of the dental arches or teeth in plaster or similar materials

Model

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Teeth in the back of the mouth; longest and strongest teeth; used to grind food

Molars

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The chewing/biting surface of posterior teeth

Occlusal

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The number, type, and arrangement of teeth in mouth

Dentitions

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Most distant or farthest from the trunk; center or midline

Distal

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Hardest tissue in the body; covers the outside of the crown of the tooth

Enamel

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Abbreviated means of identifying the teeth that uses a two digit code to identify the quadrant and tooth

Federation dentaire international system

24

Gums; tissue surrounding the teeth

Gingiva

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Bad breath

Halitosis

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Negative reproduction of a tooth or dental arch

Impression

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The cutting of biting surface of anterior teeth

Incisal

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Teeth located in the front and center of the mouth; used to cut food

Incisors

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Crown surface of the anterior teeth that lies next to the lips; facial surface of the anterior teeth

Liabal

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Area of crown surfaces of a tooth formed by a line drown between two surfaces

Line angles

31

Dental material that covers or lines exposed tooth tissue,usually in the form of varnish

Liner

32

The crown surface of teeth next to the tongue

Lingual

33

Bitewings

A dental x-Ray film designed to show the crowns of the upper and lower teeth simultaneously

34

Buccal

Of or relating to the cheek

35

Mandibular

Mandible- a lower jaw consisting of a single bone or of completely fused bones

36

Maxillary

Of or attached to a jaw or jaw bone especially the upper jaw

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High speed hand piece

A hand held dental cutting instrument that rotates up to 450,000 rpm

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Machine that provides air under pressure

Air compressor