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Glossary

Our glossary features any dental term you need to know, from A to Z. Still confused about something? Give us a call — we’re happy to help.

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  • Vertical Bitewing
    A dental image with a central projection on which the teeth can close, holding it in a vertical position for the radiographic examination of several upper and lower teeth simultaneously.
  • Vertical Dimension
    The vertical height of the face with the teeth in occlusion or acting as stops.
  • Vestibuloplasty
    Any of a series of surgical procedures designed to increase relative alveolar ridge height.
  • Viral Culture
    A collection of specimen for the purpose of incubating a virus for identification.