Dentistry

2017-07-27T19:22:54+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Tooth brushing, Saliva, Toothpick, Toothache, Dental implant, Malocclusion, Dental drill, Dentures, Ohaguro, Dentist, Osseointegration, Mastication, Root canal, Ameloblastoma, Bone resorption, Hyperdontia, Running room (dentistry), Tooth mobility, Underwood's septa, Gomphosis, Evidence-based dentistry, Silver diamine fluoride, Dental antibiotic prophylaxis, Dental surgery, Ameloblastic carcinoma flashcards Dentistry
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  • Tooth brushing
    Tooth brushing is the act of scrubbing teeth with a toothbrush equipped with toothpaste.
  • Saliva
    Saliva is a watery substance formed in the mouths of humans and animals, secreted by the salivary glands.
  • Toothpick
    A toothpick is a small stick of wood, plastic, bamboo, metal, bone or other substance used to remove detritus from the teeth, usually after a meal.
  • Toothache
    Toothache, also known as dental pain, is pain in the teeth and/or their supporting structures, caused by dental diseases or pain referred to the teeth by non-dental diseases.
  • Dental implant
    A dental implant (also known as an endosseous implant or fixture) is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor.
  • Malocclusion
    A malocclusion is a misalignment or incorrect relation between the teeth of the two dental arches when they approach each other as the jaws close.
  • Dental drill
    A dental drill or dentist's drill is a small, high-speed drill used during dental procedures, usually to remove decay and shape tooth structure prior to the insertion of a filling or crown.
  • Dentures
    Dentures, also known as false teeth, are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth; they are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity.
  • Ohaguro
    Ohaguro (お歯黒) is a custom of dyeing one's teeth black.
  • Dentist
    A dentist, also known in the U.
  • Osseointegration
    Osseointegration derives from the Greek osteon, bone, and the Latin integrare, to make whole.
  • Mastication
    Mastication or chewing is the process by which food is crushed and ground by teeth.
  • Root canal
    A root canal is the anatomic space within the root of a tooth.
  • Ameloblastoma
    Ameloblastoma (from the early English word amel, meaning enamel + the Greek word blastos, meaning germ) is a rare, benign tumor of odontogenic epithelium (ameloblasts, or outside portion, of the teeth during development) much more commonly appearing in the lower jaw than the upper jaw.
  • Bone resorption
    Bone resorption is resorption of bone tissue, that is, the process by which osteoclasts break down the tissue in bones and release the minerals, resulting in a transfer of calcium from bone tissue to the blood.
  • Hyperdontia
    Hyperdontia is the condition of having supernumerary teeth, or teeth that appear in addition to the regular number of teeth.
  • Running room (dentistry)
    In implant dentistry, running room refers to the apico-coronal distance between the platform of a dental implant and the gingival margin.
  • Tooth mobility
    Tooth mobility is the medical term for loose teeth.
  • Underwood's septa
    In anatomy, Underwood's septa (or maxillary sinus septa, singular septum) are fin-shaped projections of bone that may exist in the maxillary sinus, first described in 1910 by Arthur S.
  • Gomphosis
    Gomphosis, also known as the dental-alveolar joint, is a joint that binds the teeth to bony sockets (dental alveoli) in the maxillary bone and mandible.
  • Evidence-based dentistry
    Evidence-based dentistry (EBD) uses current scientific evidence to guide decision-making in dentistry.
  • Silver diamine fluoride
    Silver diamine fluoride is a topical medicament (drug) used to treat and prevent dental caries (cavities) and relieve dentinal hypersensitivity.
  • Dental antibiotic prophylaxis
    Dental antibiotic prophylaxis is the administration of antibiotics to a dental patient for prevention of harmful consequences of bacteremia, that may be caused by invasion of the oral flora into an injured gingival or peri-apical vessel during dental treatment.
  • Dental surgery
    Dental surgery is any of a number of medical procedures that involve artificially modifying dentition; in other words, surgery of the teeth and jaw bones.
  • Ameloblastic carcinoma
    Ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare form of odontogenic tumor, one that develops in the jawbones from the epithelial cells that generate the tooth enamel.