Learn some dental definitions
More dental definitions
Caries: Tooth decay, which leads to a cavity.
Orthodontics: Straightening or moving misaligned teeth and/or jaws, usually with braces.
Pediatric dentist/pedodontist: A dentist who treats children from birth through the teen years.
Plaque: A bacteria-containing substance that collects on your teeth. Get rid of plaque by brushing and flossing every day.
Retainer: A device used to stabilize teeth after orthodontic treatment is complete.
Sealant: A thin plastic material used to cover the biting surface of teeth to prevent tooth decay.