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laminate veneer – thin material, generally tooth-colored, used to cover the front of a healthy tooth to restore the appearance from discoloration, damage, misalignment, or other such cosmetic issue

laughing gas – common term used for nitrous oxide, an odorless gas that produces a mild sedative effect when inhaled

lesion – tissue injury, generally due to trauma, infection, or illness

ligation – process of attaching archwire to braces in orthodontic treatment

ligature – thin wire used to hold archwire in the bracket in orthodontic treatment

lingual – refers to area or surface on or around the tongue, opposite of facial

lip bumper – archwire attached to a piece of molded plastic, holds back molars of lower jaw to provide more space for the other teeth

local anesthesia – medication used to block nerve impulses to provide partial or complete elimination of pain during treatment

 

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1815 Somerville Road SE, Suite A, Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 355-2275

105 South Hine St., Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-1404

12205 County Line Road, Suite A, Madison AL 35758
(256) 772-9988

16090 Hwy 72, Rogersville, AL 35652
(256) 247-1000

1516 Main Street, Fyffe, AL 35971
(256) 623-2272

1815 Somerville Road SE, Suite B, Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 355-2132

114 Bob Wallace Ave. SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 533-0757

6838 B Hwy 431 South, Huntsville, AL 35763
(256) 536-8120

34011-B U.S. Hwy 280 W Childersburg, AL 35044
(256) 378-3127

499 W. 3rd St., Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 245-6039

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