During your child's dental visit, you may hear a few of these "gentle" dental terms.

Examination - We are going to count your teeth

Explorer - Tooth Counter

X-Rays - Pictures of your teeth

Fluoride - Tooth Vitamins

Sealant - Tooth Protector

Suction - Straw

Extract "Pull" Tooth - Wiggle Tooth

Topical Anesthetic - Jelly

Novocain - Sleepy Water

Cotton - Pillow

Cavity - Tooth Bug

Drill - We are going to brush the bug off of your tooth

Filling - Filling up the hole the bug left on your tooth

Slow Speed Drill - Bumpy Tooth Brush

High Speed Drill - Tooth Whistle

Crown - New Tooth / Crown / Cap