Dental Dictionary

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There are 7 terms in this glossary beginning with the letter F.


Material placed on a damaged tooth to restore its appearance and function. See: Fillings


A temporary replacement denture for missing teeth, used while a long-term treatment is fabricated.


A thread or tape that is used to clean between teeth.


A compound containing fluorine that strengthens teeth. Can be applied in water, gels and rinses.

Fluoride Treatment

Using fluoride gels or rinses to treat the teeth, which helps to prevent decay.


A crack in the tooth that occurs when a tooth is weakened. If the crack extends into the root, it can result in damage to the pulp.


The metal skeleton that supports false teeth and the plastic attachments in a removable partial denture.