Dental conditions defined for your convenience:
 
A - B 
 
Abrasion is the loss of tooth structure caused by a hard toothbrush, poor brushing technique, or Bruxism (grinding or clenching the teeth).
 
Abcess is an infection of a tooth, soft tissue, or bone.

Acute Necrotiizing Ulcerative Gingivits is commonly called Trench Mouth or Vincentís disease.  (See ANUG)

Allergy is an unfavorable systemic response to a foreign substance or drug.

ANUG is an acronym for Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis, commonly known as trench mouth or Vincentís disease, aggravated by stress and/or smoking.

Black hairy tongue describes elongated papillae on the tongue, promoting the growth of microorganisms.

Bone resorption means the decrease in bone supporting the roots of teeth; a common result of periodontal (gum disease).

Bruxism refers to the grinding or gnashing of the teeth, most commonly while the patient is asleep.

Bruxomia  is the persistent "nervous" grinding of the teeth while the patient is awake.
 
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