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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. Periodontal: Pertaining to the supporting structures of the teeth.
  2. Pulp: The innermost part of a tooth, containing nerves and blood vessels.
  3. Porcelain Veneers: Thin shells to cover the front side of a tooth to improve its appearance.
  4. Periodontitis: An advanced stage of gum disease with inflammation around the tooth.
  5. Prosthodontics: The branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of missing teeth.
  6. Premolar: The two teeth on either side of the molar.
  7. Plaque: A soft, sticky film that builds up on teeth and contains bacteria.
  8. Prophylaxis: A dental procedure performed to clean the teeth and gums.
  9. Palliative: Relieving pain without dealing with the cause of the condition.
  10. Partial Denture: A removable dental prosthesis that replaces one or more missing teeth.
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