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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. Xerostomia: The condition of dry mouth resulting from reduced or absent saliva flow.
  2. X-Ray: Radiographic images used to visualize internal oral structures and conditions.
  3. Xylography: Historically, a method to carve images into wood, sometimes used in the making of dental prostheses or models.
  4. Xiphoid: Shaped like a sword; occasionally used descriptively in oral and maxillofacial anatomy.
  5. X-Linked: A genetic condition or trait that is linked to a gene located on the X chromosome.
  6. Xanthoma: A condition characterized by yellow nodules, especially of lipids, that can sometimes be seen in the oral cavity.
  7. Xanthodontous: Having yellow teeth.
  8. Xiphodont: Having teeth that are long, slender, and pointed like a sword.
  9. X-Ray Film: The physical medium used to capture and display dental X-rays.
  10. Xenograft: A graft obtained from a donor of a different species.
  11. Xeroradiography: A type of X-ray imaging where a dry process is used and produces a positive image.
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