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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Refers to the sealing of the canal of the tooth roots during root canal therapy procedure.


A disc or plate which closes an opening; a prosthesis that closes an opening in the palate.


Pertaining to the biting surfaces of the premolar and molar teeth or contacting surfaces of opposing teeth.


Any contact between biting or chewing surfaces of upper and lower teeth.


Refers to tooth-forming tissues.


Adjustment of tooth length, size, and/or shape.


A restoration that restores one or more cusps and adjoining occlusal surfaces or the entire occlusal surface.


The flap of tissue over an unerupted or partially erupted tooth.


Pertaining to the mouth.


A dental specialist whose practice is limited to the interception and treatment of malocclusion and other neuromuscular and skeletal abnormalities of the teeth and their surrounding structures.


Functional relationship of maxilla and mandible.


Surgical procedure that modifies the configuration of bone.

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