Dental Dictionary

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

Impaction

A condition where a tooth is obstructed by another tooth or bone, and is unable to come in normally.

Implant

A device placed in the jawbone to support a denture, a bridge or a false tooth. See: Dental Implants

Impression

A mold of the teeth made in a jelly-like material applied to a tray.

Incisal

A front tooth’s cutting edge.

Incisor

The four front teeth on the upper and lower jaws.

Inlay

A piece of material that is fabricated in the lab and cemented on a tooth to restore its normal function and appearance.

Interproximal

The area between two adjacent teeth.