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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. Yellow Teeth: Teeth that are yellow in color, possibly due to stains, aging, or genetic factors.
  2. Yttrium: A rare earth metal that is sometimes used in dental ceramics for coloring.
  3. Youth Equilibration: Adjusting the occlusion of a young patient to create an optimal bite.
  4. Yaws: A tropical infection of the skin, bones, and joints that can affect the mouth and face.
  5. Yeast Infection: A fungal infection that can occur in the oral cavity, also known as thrush.
  6. Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia: A type of zirconia used in dental crowns because of its hardness and durability.
  7. Yellowness Index: A measurement to determine the degree of yellowness in a material.
  8. Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (YAG) Laser: A type of laser used in certain dental procedures.
  9. Yolk Stalk: Also known as the yolk stalk, it is an embryonic feature and a channel for nutrient uptake.
  10. Youthful Dentition: Referring to the teeth during youth and/or early development stages.
  11. Y-Strap: A type of orthodontic strap designed to apply pressure in a specific direction.
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