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Mar 22 2018

Dental Dictionary and Tooth Charts

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Dental Dictionaries and Tooth Charts

Shady dental terminology explained (if you re lucky thank God for Google!). And: what do those numbers dentists call out really mean? Find out about tooth numbering and dental charting systems!

Dictionaries and Glossaries

The Free Dictionary Medical Dictionary This free online medical dictionary also includes Mosby s Dental Dictionary.

Tooth Anatomy Not a dictionary, but a diagram showing different parts of the tooth.

Tooth charts

Palmer Notation Method This tooth numbering system (which is very popular in the U.K.) is simplicity itself the mouth is divided into 4 quadrants (upper left, upper right, lower left, lower right), and teeth are numbered 1-8 going from the front tooth to the wisdom tooth in each quadrant:

U.S. Tooth Numbering Chart ( Universal system) The American system of numbering teeth from 1 to 32 can hardly be described as elegant but this handy tooth chart explains it all:

FDI Two-Digit Notation system The first digit denotes the quadrant and the second digit, like the Palmer method, denotes the type of tooth:

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The Dental Anxiety Network is Dental Fear Central’s sister website for dental professionals and dental students. Join to receive free newsletters and keep up-to-date with what is happening in the world of dental anxiety management!

Membership of the International Society of Dental Anxiety Management (ISDAM) is now available to healthcare professionals who have a registered qualification and a regulatory body. Members will receive newsletters, have access to a discussion and support forum, and have access to live and online training courses.

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