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Dentist Aurora

  • tartar – commonly used term for dental calculus, hard, rough deposit on teeth that attracts plaque
  • temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction (TMD) – condition involving pain and tension in the jaw and facial area, may include restricted movement
  • temporomandibular joint (TMJ) – connecting hinge between the lower jaw (mandible) and the base of the skull
  • treatment plan – set of procedures agreed upon by doctor and patient to address oral health concerns
  • trench mouth – gum disease involving severe mouth ulcers, loss of tissue, and halitosis