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pulpotomy


Removal of only the pulp tissue in the crown of the tooth, an endodontic procedure.
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amalgam


Silver-colored filling material; may also be referred to as a restoration or filling.
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Bitewings


X-rays of the top and bottom molars and pre-molars to show decay between teeth or under fillings.
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Bridge


A non-removable appliance that replaces one or more missing teeth with false teeth and attaches to healthy teeth.
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calculus


Hardened plaque on teeth, requiring scaling to remove.
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caries


Cavities and decay.
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Complete Mouth Survey


(CMS) Multiple X-rays taken of the entire dental structure. For an adult, approximately 16-21 films.
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complete mouth survey


(CMS) Multiple X-rays taken of the entire dental structure. For an adult, approximately 16-21 films.
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Composite


A tooth colored filling material; also referred to as a filling.
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cosmetic dentistry


Beautifying teeth and smile through bleaching, bonding, closing spaces, and improving appearance of teeth.
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