Xerostomia

Also known as dry mouth, is the result of reduced saliva production. It can also be associated with a burning sensation within the mouth. It can result in difficulty for denture wearers as dentures require good saliva production for comfort and...

Wisdom Teeth

the third set of adult molar teeth that erupt at about 18 years of age. The vast majority of U.S. dentists advocate their removal due to associated pain when erupting, malposition or impaction and anticipated difficulty with future...

Whitening

Any in office or out of office procedure that attempts to remove stains on the surface of teeth or within the tooth by use of abrasives or oxidizing chemicals. Whitening toothpastes typically add abrasives to assist in stain removal which can damage both enamel and...

Veneer

An artificial tooth colored material bonded to the visible surfaces of the tooth to improve color and shape. Veneers may require the removal of tooth structure to accomplish the desired aesthetic result. Veneers performed without tooth reduction can result in bulky...

Unerupted

A tooth that has not yet emerged through the gums.