This is a list of commonly used dental terminology.  You can also check out the American Dental Association’s Oral Health Topics page here for even more definitions.

 

A

Abscess
Amalgam
Anesthetic
Anterior Teeth
Antiseptic

 

B

Bleaching
Bonding
Bridge
Bruxism

 

C

Calculus
Canine
Cap
Caries
Cavity
Centrals
Crown
Cuspid

 

D

Decalcification
Deciduous Teeth
Dental Implant
Dentin
Denture

 

E

Enamel
Extraction

 

F

Fillings
Fluoride

 

G

Gingivitis
Gums

 

H

Home Care

 

I

Impacted Tooth
Implant
Incisor

 

L

Lateral

 

N

Night Guard

 

O

Onlay

 

P

Periodontitis
Plaque
Posterior Teeth
Primary Teeth

 

R

Resin
Root
Root Canal

 

S

Sealant
Secondary Teeth
Six Year Molar

 

T

Tartar
Tetracycline
TMJ disorder
Tooth Whitening
Twelve Year Molar

 

V

Veneer