The process of placing a natural tooth in the empty socket of another tooth.
Glossary Terms Archive
Common bony protuberance on the palate or lower jaw.
An ointment that produces mild anesthesia when applied to the tissue surface.
A chemical or laser process to lighten the color of teeth.
The early embryonic structure that becomes a tooth.
The temporomandibular joint where the lower jaw attaches to the skull.
Temperomandibular disorder, the term given to the condition characterized by facial pain and restricted ability to open or move the jaw.
An insurance company, union or government agency that pays all or a part of cost of dental treatment.
A common term for dental calculus, a hard deposit that adheres to teeth and produces a rough surface that attracts plaque.
An extra tooth.