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At Cornerstone Dentistry, we understand that dental jargon can be confusing, leaving patients feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about their oral health. That’s why we’ve created a comprehensive dental glossary tailored just for you. Our commitment to patient care goes beyond your dental chair experience; we want you to be well-informed and empowered when it comes to your oral health.

With our user-friendly glossary, you can easily access explanations of dental terms, procedures, and treatments, helping you make informed decisions about your dental care. Take charge of your oral health with Cornerstone Dentistry’s Dental Glossary. Explore it today!


  1. Endodontics: Is a specialized field within dentistry that focuses on the study and treatment of dental pulp and the tissues that encompass the root of a tooth.
  2. Enamel: Refers to the rigid external covering that covers the tooth.
  3. Extraction: Removal of a tooth.
  4. Emergency Dentistry: Dental care focused on relieving pain and managing acute oral issues.
  5. Eruption: When a new tooth emerges through the gums.
  6. Exfoliate: The natural process of losing baby teeth and the emergence of permanent teeth.
  7. Edentulous: Being without teeth.
  8. Eugenol: A compound often used in dental procedures for its antiseptic and pain-relieving properties.
  9. Endodontist: A specialist in the field of endodontics.
  10. Equilibration: Reshaping of the biting surfaces of the teeth to improve bite function.
  11. Esthetic Dentistry: Another term for cosmetic dentistry.
  12. Exostosis: Overgrowth of bone in the oral cavity.
  13. Epithelium: Refers to the specialized tissue that serves as a protective coating for the external surface of the body, as well as lining the various cavities and organs.
  14. Erosion: Wear of the tooth surface by acid, not involving bacteria.
  15. Elastics: Rubber bands used in orthodontic treatment to help align teeth.
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