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TOOTH STRUCTURES

 



The Adult Mouth
 

GLOSSARY


Abutment
The connecting element between fixtures and dental crowns which penetrates the soft tissue between the jawbone and the oral cavity.

Biocompability
Material which does not have a harmful effect on biological tissue. The metal titanium is an example of a biocompatible substance.

Dental bridge
A permanent prosthetic structure which only imposes a load on the wearer's teeth. Can also be performed using attachments and support on implants.

Dental coping
In the Procera® technique, the industrially-produced inner core of a dental crown made of ceramic or titanium. The dental technician applies a layer of porcelain to the outside of the dental coping to match the patient's other teeth.

Dental crown
That part of the tooth which is normally visible above the gum.

Esthetics
In this context: advantageous in terms of appearance, attractive.

Dental Implant
From the Latin implantere – to implant. A prosthesis inserted during surgery. Dental Implant Dental implants are metal posts that are surgically placed in the bone under your gums. During a healing period, the bone grows around the implant. Then a replacement tooth, or crown, is attached to the metal post, giving you a restoration that is a lot like your natural tooth. Implants also can be used to secure bridges and dentures when more than one tooth is missing. For full detail, please click this link: Dental Implant

Intra Oral Digital
For full detail, please click this link: Intra-oral Digital Camera

Molar
Back tooth, grinder.

Oral surgery
That part of dentistry comprising the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases of the oral cavity and jaws.

Osseointegration
A direct structural and functional connection between well-organized, living bone and a surface by a force-absorbent implant.

Periodontology
The study of everything relating to the neck of a tooth and the surrounding tissues and their diseases, such as periodontitis.

Prosthetics
Prosthesis = replacement for a lost body part. In this context; oral prosthetics – that part of dentistry which deals with problems relating to the replacement of teeth and/or jaws.

Root Canal Treatment
A root canal treatment generally involves the removal and replacement of a tooth’s pulp. The pulp is soft tissue containing blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue. For full detail, please click this link: Root Canal Treatment

Titanium
Metallic element, Ti. Atomic number 22, atomic mass 47.90, density 4.54 g/cm3 and melting point 1,668 °C. Similar colour to steel. Relatively common in the earth's crust. In alloyed form, titanium is being used increasingly in the ceramic, aircraft and aerospace industries. Its biocompatible properties enable it to be used in prostheses inserted during surgery. The ability of titanium to establish direct contact with bone tissue is well-documented. Also the name of the plant Saturn's largest moon. The Titans were an ancient family of gods in Greek mythology, the children of Uranus and Gaia.

Tooth Colored Fillings
A composite fillings, that are made from tooth-colored materials that restore the natural appearance of a decayed or previously filled tooth. For full detail, please click this link: Tooth-Colored Filling

 

 

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If you are having problem getting to Fortune Dental Clinic, Chiang Mai Thailand.  Please click on the image (right/left) and print this direction guide in Thai language and show it to the taxi drivers at the airport or anywhere in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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