Category: Dental glossary

Dental Glossary

A AbfractionWear, or notching, at the neck of a tooth at or below the gum line. Often sensitive and often accompanied by gum recession that is thought to be caused by excessive clenching or grinding. AbrasionLoss of tooth structure caused by a hard toothbrush, poor brushing technique, or bruxism (grinding or clenching the teeth). AbscessA … Continue reading Dental Glossary