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Flashcards in Dental Terminology - Theraputic Abbreviations Deck (56):
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AL

attachment loss - the amount in millimeters of detached gingiva apical to the enamel/cementium junction (CEJ) it can be thought of as the number of millimeters from the CEJ to the point of gingival attachment

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BE/I

biopsy excisional/incisional

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BFR

buccal fold removal

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BR

bridge

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CA

caries

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C

crowded teeth

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CEJ

cementium enamel junction

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CM/PFM

crown metal/porcelain fused to metal

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DC

dentigerous cyst (unerupted tooth with cystic bone)

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E

enamel defect

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EP

epulis

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F I

furcation class 1 - small defect

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F II

furcation class II - more then halfway through

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F III

furcation class III - perforating

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FAR/GG/LS/RB

flap apical repositioning/gingival graft/lateral sliding/reverse bevel

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FB

foreign body

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FCR

flap-coronal repositioning

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Fen

fenestration/fistula (apical abscess)

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FG/FV

flouride gel/flouride varnish

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FXO/C

fractured open/fractured closed

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GH

gingival hyperplasia

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IL/OL

inlay/onlay

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IO

interceptive orthodontics

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M I / M II / M III

mobile tooth class 1 (slightly), class II (moderate) class III (very)

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O

missing tooth

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OAI/A/R

orthodontic appliance install/adjust/removal

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OE

occlusal equilibration

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OI/W

osseous implant/wiring

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OM

oral mass

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ONF

oronasal fistula

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OP

odontoplasty

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OST

osteomyelitis

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(P)

periodontal pocket in mm (i.e. 3 = 3mm periodontal pocket - not the same as attachment loss)

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PA

periapical bone lysis

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PC

pulp cap

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P&FS

pit and fissure sealer

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PS

perio surgery

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PSP

perio splint

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RA/C/I

restoration amalgam/composite/lonomer

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RC

root canal treatment

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RCS

root canal surgical

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RD/R

retained deciduous tooth/root

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RL/IR/RR

resorptive lesion/internal resprption/root resorption

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ROT

rotated tooth

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RPC/O

root planing closed/open

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RX

root extraction

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SI/E

staining intrinsic/extrinsic

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STM

stomatitis

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SUP

supernumerary tooth

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Sym/s

mandibular syphasis seperation

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TA/TL

tooth avulsion/luxation

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VP

vital pulpotomy

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VT/NVT

vital tooth/nonvital tooth

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W

worn tooth

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WW

wait and watch

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X/XS/XSS

extraction/hemisect/surgical extraction