Therapy for preserving the state of health of the periodontium.
Having the properties of dysplasia, invasion, and metastasis.
Improper alignment of biting or chewing surfaces of upper and lower teeth.
A type of fixed partial denture not requiring crowns. The prosthesis is bonded to the natural teeth to secure it.
The upper jaw.
Teeth posterior to the premolars (bicuspids) on either side of the jaw; grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces.
Device that fits over the teeth to prevent injury to the teeth, mouth or lips. May also refer to a device that prevents tooth grinding or treats temporomandibular disorders.
Lining of the oral cavity as well as other canals and cavities of the body; also called “mucosa.”