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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. Quadrant: One of four sections into which the dental arches can be divided.
  2. Quadrantectomy: Surgical removal of one quadrant of the jaw, often due to cancer.
  3. Qualitative Analysis: Analyzing the quality or characteristics of dental components.
  4. Quantitative Analysis: Analyzing the quantity or proportions of dental components.
  5. Quicksilver: Another term occasionally used for mercury, used in amalgam restorations.
  6. Quint: Dental abbreviation referring to a fifth in a series of teeth.
  7. Quadrangular: Having four angles and four sides; sometimes refers to specific tooth positioning.
  8. Quiescent: A stage where a disease is not active.
  9. Quickset: A material or substance designed to set or harden fast, often used in impressions.
  10. Quizzing: Inquiring or investigating a patient’s dental history or current issues.
  11. Quality Assurance: Ensuring a certain level of quality in the provision of dental services.
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