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A Complete Glossary of Dental Definitions

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Debanding
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The removal of cemented orthodontic bands.

Debonding
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The removal of the brackets from your teeth.

Decalcification
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The loss of calcium from your teeth.

Deciduous Teeth
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Your primary, or "baby teeth"

Deep Bite
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Excessive overbite; closed bite.

Dental Arch
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The dental arch is the term given to all the teeth on the top or bottom of the mouth

Dental insurance
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Dental insurance is the promise of reimbursement in the case of loss. Loss in dental terms means any histological or pathological conditions with your oral health.

Dentin
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The calcium part of a tooth below the enamel containing the pulp chamber and root canals

Dentist
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A Dentist is a person who has successfully completed a course of study at a dental school that lasts between three and four years (in the United States).

Dentistry
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Treating diseases of the mouth

Dentition
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The arrangement of the teeth.

Denture
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A synthetic replacment for all of your teeth in either your upper or your lower jaw.

Diagnostic Procedure
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Diagnostic procedure is the process that the health care provider goes through to make a decision as to what the problem is

Diastema
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A space between two teeth.

Disinfection
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A cleaning process which destroys of most microorganism, but not highly resistant forms such as bacterial and mycotic spores or the AIDS virus.

Distal
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Behind towards the back of the mouth.

Dital End Cutter
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A special plier used to cut off the ends of your arch wires.

Drift
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Unwanted movement of teeth.

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