Understanding Basic Dental Terminology
So you’re sitting there in the dental chair, and you hear all sorts of unfamiliar words being used. You’re pretty sure they have something to do with your teeth, but what the heck do they all mean? And why should you care?
You should care because that’s your mouth, and those are your teeth. Remember, whatever you hear, it’s all about you and your oral health. At Deep River Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we believe that knowledge is power because it allows you to be an informed, active participant in your dental care.
So here’s a mini-glossary to provide a bit of information about some of the dental terms you’re ...