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Unformatted text preview: rd molars • abscess: area of much bacteria caused by deep cavity, trauma, etc. gum abscess: cured by cleaning around/antibiotic periapical abscess: cured by root canal • abrasion: people brush their teeth too hard • erosion: acids in mouth will eat away at dentin • fractures: typically have to crown it • TMJ • muscle spasm • dry mouth: more likely to get cavities • hard part of tooth: enamel • soft part of tooth: dentin • thrush: yeast • plaque: mass of bacteria • tartar/calculus: calcified plaque • bite wings: routine • panoramic x-ray • apex: end of the root • apicoectomy • periapical x-ray: around the root • pulpotomy: pulp=inside of the tooth...
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- Spring '11
- primary teeth, Deciduous teeth, baby teeth, periapical abscess, molar wisdom teeth