• Magnolia Family Dentist
  • 101 N Douglas Blvd, Ste T, Midwest City, OK 73130
  • (405) 455-9057

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  • filling – a term commonly used to describe a material such as metal, resin, or porcelain used to restore lost or damaged tooth structure
  • fistula – a boil in the gums, infected with pus
  • fixed denture/prosthesis – prosthetic which is attached to adjacent teeth or dental implants to be non-removable by the patient
  • flap surgery – surgical lifting of the gum tissue in order to expose and clean tooth and bone structures beneath
  • forceps – a tool that may be used in the removal of teeth
  • fracture – crack or break in bone or tooth structure
  • frenectomy – surgical reshaping or removal of a small amount of muscle tissue attaching lips to gums or tongue to mouth floor, generally done to improve function
  • frenulum/frenum – thin muscle tissue that attaches cheek, lip, and/or tongue within the mouth