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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. Veneer: A thin layer of material placed over a tooth, either to improve its looks or protect its surface.
  2. Ventral: Pertaining to the underside of the belly side.
  3. Ventral Surface: The lower surface of the tongue.
  4. Vital: Alive, such as a vital tooth.
  5. Vasoconstrictor: A drug that constricts (narrows) blood vessels.
  6. Vista: View or seeing, sometimes referred to when discussing visualization in oral surgery.
  7. Volatile: Readily vaporizing at a relatively low temperature.
  8. Vasodilator: A drug that dilates or expands blood vessels.
  9. Verifiable: Able to be checked or demonstrated to be true or accurate.
  10. Vertical Dimension: The height of the face determined by the distance of separation of jaws.
  11. Vibrion: A short, slightly curved bacterium.
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