• imaging – includes, but is not limited to, X-rays, CAT scans, MRIs, photographs, and other visual diagnostic formats
  • immediate denture – teeth replacement prosthetic designed to be placed as soon as teeth are removed, generally will be replaced with permanent denture once healing is complete
  • immediate implant placement – dental implant placed during the same visit as the extraction of the tooth it replaces
  • impacted tooth – a tooth that is partially or fully unable to erupt and remains embedded in soft tissue or wedged against bone or another tooth
  • implant – to insert or graft material into tissue
  • implant, dental – small metal cylinder, usually titanium, placed in or on jawbone, used in conjunction with dental prosthetic as a tooth replacement solution
  • implant dentistry – field of study and practice involving the surgical placement and maintenance of dental implants and implant-anchored tooth replacement prosthetics
  • impression – mold of teeth and gums, made by biting a soft material, used for diagnostic and treatment planning purposes
  • incision and drainage – small surgical cut to drain pus from an abscess
  • incisors – four front center upper and lower teeth
  • infiltration – use of local anesthetic by placing under the gum tissue, effective in certain parts of the mouth only
  • inlay – filling made outside the tooth, then cemented or bonded in place to restore lost structure
  • interproximal – adjacent surfaces between teeth within the same arch
  • interocclusal – between upper and lower teeth of the bite
  • intracoronal – inside the tooth crown
  • intraoral – inside the oral cavity
  • intraoral camera – specially designed camera for use in photographing inside the mouth, used for diagnostic purposes

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  • Exploring Endodontic Retreatment | Endodontist Near Me

    Understanding Endodontic Retreatment Endodontic retreatment, also known as root canal retreatment, is a procedure performed to address infections that may reoccur in a previously treated tooth. While root canal treatment is generally successful in eliminating infections and preserving the natural tooth, there are instances where retreatment becomes necessary to maintain oral health. When is Endodontic…

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  • Fruit Juice & Your Teeth: A Message From Your Dentist | Endodontist in Ocean

    Don’t be fooled by the label “100 percent fruit juice.” Drinks advertised in this way might seem like a healthy choice, but these drinks may be doing more harm than good. In fact, fruit juices contain sugar that can lead to tooth decay. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently reevaluated their recommendations for allowing small children to consume fruit juice. Here’s…

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  • 6 Harmful Habits That Affect Your Teeth | Endodontist Ocean NJ

    Nearly everyone has at least one habit that they wish they could break. Did you know that some of them can affect your oral health? Here are a few common habits and tips for how to break them. 1. Nail Biting  Why it’s harmful: Your dental health may suffer from nail biting by possibly chipping…

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