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!
- Zirconia: A crystalline material that is used to make dental crowns and bridges.
- Zinc Oxide Eugenol: A type of dental cement that is often used as a temporary filling material.
- Zygomatic Arch: The bone arch to which the jaw is attached; also referred to as the cheekbone.
- Zenith: The highest point; in dentistry, it often refers to the highest or most protrusive point of the gumline around a tooth.
- Zygomatic Bone: The zygomatic bone, alternatively referred to as the cheekbone or malar bone, is a prominent facial bone.
- Zygomaticus: Muscles connected to the zygomatic bone, involved in facial expressions.
- Zirconium: A chemical element, which when stabilized with yttrium, is used in dental applications.
- Zygoma: Another term for the zygomatic bone.
- Zooplasty: Surgery that uses animal grafts, historically used in dental procedures.
- Zinc Phosphate: A material used in dental cement and occasionally in fillings.
- Zoster: Refers to Herpes Zoster, which can potentially affect oral health in the form of shingles or chickenpox.
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