We’ve put together this handy reference guide of terms you might hear when speaking with your dentist or support staff.
Please don’t hesitate to ask your dental care provider for clarification. We’re here to help make your experience as pleasant as possible!
The surgical removal of gum tissue.
The inflammation of gum tissue.
Guided tissue regeneration – a new technique for replacing bone tissue.
The exposure of dental roots due to shrinkage of the gums as a result of abrasion, periodontal disease or surgery.
Controlled state of unconsciousness, accompanied by a partial or complete loss of pain sensation, protective reflexes, and the ability to respond purposefully to physical stimulation or verbal command.
Benign changes in the usual color and texture of tongue that does not require treatment.
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