Unfavorable systemic response to a foreign substance or drug.
Glossary Terms Archive
Removal of tooth structure by blasting a tooth with air and abrasive.
Contemporary term for dental restorations that involve “bonding” of composite resin or porcelain fillings to natural teeth.
A tooth or teeth that supports a fixed or removable bridge.
An infection of a tooth, soft tissue or bone.
Loss of tooth structure caused by a hard toothbrush, poor brushing technique or bruxism (grinding or clenching the teeth).