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Common vocabulary used in a dental office 1

Whether you're a dentist or a patient, this exercise will make communication easier by teaching you the right vocabulary.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. I think my filling __________________________.
  fell out
  fell off
  fell away

2. I'll have to take an __________________________.
  radiograph
  ex-shot
  x-ray

3. That isn't the tooth that's causing the __________________________. It's the one next to it.
  hurt
  painful
  pain

4. A root __________________________ involves removing the nerve from a specific tooth.
  canal
  hole
  cave

5. Does this __________________________? = Does this cause you pain?
  pain
  negative
  hurt

6. When was your last __________________________? = When was the last time you had your teeth checked?
  search
  check-up
  look-through

7. Your gums are _________________________. You might have an infection.
  swollen
  big
  blown-up

8. My gums are really ___________________________.
  sensory
  sensitive
  sensible

9. I'll __________________________ you for an appointment next Monday.
  make
  schedule
  give

10. __________________________, please. = Wash your mouth with water, please.
  Drink
  Take
  Rinse

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