R | Dental Dictionary

Dentist in West Allis

  • radicular – refers to tooth root
  • radiograph – also known as an x-ray, image of bone and tooth structures produced through exposure to ionizing radiation
  • reimplantation – reinsertion of tooth into its socket following trauma that partially or completely removed it
  • reline – resurfacing of the tissue side of a removable denture to correct issue with fit
  • resin – material used in dental restorations and other dental treatments
  • resorption – loss of bone or structure
  • retainer – appliance used to ensure teeth do not return to prior misaligned state following orthodontic treatment
  • root – portion of the tooth that attaches the tooth to the gums and socket
  • root canal – pulp cavity inside the tooth root
  • root canal therapy – treatment of disease or injury to the tooth pulp, generally involves the removal of part or all of the pulp and replacement with inert material
  • root planing – a procedure used in the treatment of periodontal disease, involves deep cleaning of teeth at the roots to remove calculus and other substances
  • rubber dam – latex sheet used to isolate part of the mouth from saliva and potential contaminants during surgery

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Dentist in West Allis, WI

Thanks for choosing Anderson General Dentistry & Implants for your dental services. We’re excited to welcome you to our family!

We look forward to learning more about you and
what we can do for your family’s healthy smiles.

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Dentist in West Allis

Our Convenient Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 1:30pm
Thursday: 9am - 12pm
Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm


We Are Located At

10701 W Lincoln Avenue
West Allis, WI 53227

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