S | Dental Dictionary

S | Dental Dictionary

  • scaling – professional deep cleaning to remove plaque, calculus, and surface stains from teeth, a common treatment for periodontal disease
  • sealant – thin, resinous material that is applied to occlusal surfaces of rear molars to help prevent decay
  • separator/spacer – small rubber orthodontic ring used to create space between teeth before bands are attached
  • sinus graft – bone graft on the maxillary sinus to allow the placement of dental implants
  • sleep apnea – interruptions in breathing during sleep due to airway collapse
  • space maintainer – dental appliance used to fill space of prematurely lost baby tooth to prevent shifting of surrounding teeth
  • stomatitis – inflammation of mouth membranes

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