Dental Health Terms

Check out easy-to-understand definitions for all those dental health terms you hear at the dental office. We're always adding more to the list, so check back soon to see what's new.

Tooth Cavities

Tooth Cavities

What is a cavity, anyway? See how to help prevent tooth cavities in children and adults.
Plaque

Plaque

Wondering what causes plaque? Learn about plaque buildup and how to help prevent it.
Tartar

Tartar

Don’t know the difference between tartar and plaque? Find out what dental tartar really is.