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Calcium and phosphate salts in saliva that become mineralized and adhere to tooth surfaces

Calculus

2

That portion of the tooth that is visible in the oral cavity

Clinical Crown

3

A technique used to remove plaque and stains from the coronal surfaces of the teeth

Coronal polishing

4

Stains developed from within the structure of the teeth

Endogenous stains

5

Stains developed from external sources

Exogenous stains

6

Finger rest used when an instrument or hand piece is held for a specified time

Fulcrum

7

Stains that occur within the tooth structure that may be removed by polishing

Intrinsic stains

8

The complete removal of calculus, debris, stain, and plaque from the teeth

Oral prophylaxis

9

Commercial premixed abrasive paste used for polishing teeth and restorations

Prophy paste

10

An item that is used to remove plaque and stains from the coronal surfaces of the teeth

Rubber cup polishing

11

Fluoride that is applied directly to the tooth

Topical fluoride