Common Dental Terms You Should Know

Common Dental Terms You Should Know

by Shearly (SU)
Have you ever been in the dental chair and heard a term you were not familiar with? If so, you are certainly not alone. Medical professionals sometimes use words that you may never have heard before. If you do not understand something, don’t be embarrassed. Most dentists are happy to explain what a word means. They understand that a well-informed patient is a healthier patient, and they only want what is in your best interest. Here is a list of common dental terms you should know, but might not have had the chance to ask about: