Obstructive Sleep Apnea
A disorder in which breathing stops for short periods of time during sleep.
Pertaining to the biting surfaces of the premolar and molar teeth or contacting surfaces of opposing teeth or opposing occlusion rims.
Any contact between biting or chewing surfaces of maxillary (upper) and mandibular (lower) teeth.
An indirect restoration made outside the oral cavity that overlays a cusp or cusps of the tooth, which is then luted to the tooth.
Pertaining to the mouth.
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon
A dental specialist whose practice is limited to the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, deformities, defects and esthetic aspects of the oral and maxillofacial regions.
The pink-red tissues that line the mouth.
A dental specialist whose practice is limited to the interception and treatment of malocclusion of the teeth and their surrounding structures.
Surgery performed to correct facial imbalances caused by abnormalities of the jaw bones.
The process by which bone heals around an implant.
Surgical procedure that modifies the configuration of bone.
Surgical cutting of bone.
A removable prosthetic device that overlies and may be supported by retained tooth roots or implants.