DENTIST VOCABULARY

Tooth decay [     - damage to the outer part of a tooth caused by bacteria. “If you don’t brush your teeth you will suffer from tooth decay.” Cavity      - a hole in the tooth caused by decay “I’m going to the dentist tomorrow. I hope I don’t have a cavity.” Root canal      - a common procedure to replace infected areas of the tooth “His teeth were so bad that he needed two root canals.” A Filling      - material placed in the cavity of a tooth to protect it “I had to get a filling on one of my back teeth the last time I went to the dentist.” To get a tooth p lled - the act of taking out a tooth out of the mouth. “ y daughter got a tooth pulled to make room for the new tooth coming in.” !ola" tooth      - the large teeth in the back of your mouth used for chewing “!eople chew with their molars.” #i$do% teeth      - the last teeth in the back of your mouth that come in “His son got his wisdom teeth when he was "# years old.” Novocaine  - an anesthetic no numb the mouth before a dental procedure. “$hey will hopefully give me some novocaine so I won’t feel anything during the procedure.” Dental &ygieni$t      - a person in the dentist’s office that cleans your teeth before the dentist sees you. “$he hygienist cleaned my teeth well before the dentist came in.” Dental 'lo$$ - a slippery white string that one slides between teeth to clean them. “%ou will need dental floss to get that piece of apple out of your teeth.” Chipped tooth - a tooth that is damaged and has a piece missing. “ y front tooth is chipped because my sister threw a rock at me.” B"ace$      - a device placed on the teeth to make them straight. “&ohn is going to need braces on his bottom teeth. $hey are crooked.” To g"ind yo " teeth      - to put your bottom and top teeth together tightly so they come in contact. $his is bad for the teeth. “'on’t grind your teeth. It causes damage to the teeth.” gums      cavity ( have a cavity make an appointment have a toothache

which is a small amount of po"celain       that the dentist uses to fill the hole.often in their *ac( teeth or %ola"$       . $hey put *"ace$ )wires* on the teeth to do this. you will need an anae$thetic       so that you cannot feel the pain. If you have a hole. In both of these occasions. )the metal instrument used to open up the tooth* 2ome adults also e/perience problems with their -i$do% teeth       . by putting a cap on the tooth. and 'lo$$ yo " teeth to remove any food between your teeth.  'entists recommend that you *" $h yo " teeth twice a day. $he dentist checks that your teeth are in good condition. a tooth may be so rotten that the dentist recommends an e. If they don1t co%e do-n properly. )0nfortunately. 2pecialist dentists )called o"thadonti$t$* can $t"aighten teeth which are c"oo(ed . 4prevention  is better than cure    4. $here are four of these teeth3 two top teeth. .tartar      check-up drill clean whiten  cap      false teeth )dentures* implants  'entists recommend that you go 'o" a chec() p at least twice a year. If you fall over and (noc( o t one of your '"ont teeth. you can also %a(e an appoint%ent with the dental hygieni$t       who will clean and poli$h your teeth for you. +n antibacterial %o th-a$h will help to avoid the build-up of pla. where the dentist repairs damage to the roots of a tooth. +t the same time as you see the dentist. e       .t"action       )where the tooth is removed* or you may need "oot canal -o"(       . any adults have one or more fillings . you will still be able to hear the sound of the dentist1s d"ill. the dentist may be able to fit a 'al$e tooth. and two bottom teeth at the e/treme left and right of the mouth.inally. . $he dentist can also repair teeth which have disintegrated. . you may need a 'illing. to stop it disintegrating further. they can become painful and need to be removed. %ou may have more serious problems with your teeth and occasionally the dentist will need to ta(e an +)"ay  to see the damage to your teeth more clearly. any children need to have this work done.or e/ample. or a cavity       .

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