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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. Lingual: Pertaining to or facing the tongue.
  2. Lesion: A region in an organ or tissue which has suffered damage through injury or disease.
  3. Laminate Veneer: A thin, porcelain or resin covering bonded to the front of a tooth.
  4. Lateral: Pertaining to the side.
  5. Laser Dentistry: Using lasers for treating various dental conditions while minimizing pain.
  6. Local Anesthesia: The elimination of sensation, especially pain, in one part of the body by the topical application or regional injection of a drug.
  7. Laceration: A cut or tear in the flesh.
  8. Lingual Braces: Braces placed on the inner side of the teeth.
  9. Luxation: Dislocation of a tooth.
  10. Leukoplakia: A condition where white spots or patches occur inside the mouth.
  11. Luting Agent: A cement used to hold a prosthesis in place.
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