Dr. Matthew A. Stempowski, DDS

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 Phone: 440-233-4155 
1936 Cooper Foster Park Rd. W.
Lorain, OH 44053
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Glossary of Dental Terms

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Pertaining to the cheek bone.


Having the properties of dysplasia, invasion, and metastasis.


Improper alignment of biting or chewing surfaces of upper and lower teeth.


The lower jaw.


The upper jaw.


The surface of the tooth nearer the center of the dental arch.


Mechanical removal of a small amount of tooth structure to eliminate superficial enamel discoloration defects.


The teeth toward the back of the mouth, just after the Bicuspids. The Molars have four Cuspals, or points.


Individually molded device designed primarily to be worn for the purpose of helping prevent injury to the teeth and their surrounding tissues.

Mucous Membrane

Lining of the oral cavity as well as other canals and cavities of the body.

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