scaling - professional deep cleaning to remove plaque, calculus, and surface stains from teeth, common treatment for periodontal disease

sealant - thin, resinous material that is applied to occlusal surfaces of rear molars to help prevent decay

separator/spacer - small rubber orthodontic ring used to create space between teeth before bands are attached

sinus graft - bone graft on the maxillary sinus to allow the placement of dental implants

sleep apnea - interruptions in breathing during sleep due to airway collapse

space maintainer - dental appliance used to fill space of prematurely lost baby tooth to prevent shifting of surrounding teeth

stomatitis - inflammation of mouth membranes