Dental Insurance Glossary




Veneer
In the construction of crowns or pontics, a layer of tooth-colored material, usually, but not limited to, composite, porcelain, ceramic or acrylic resin, attached to the surface by direct fusion, cementation, or mechanical retention; also refers to a restoration that is luted to the facial surface of a tooth.
Vestibuloplasty
Any of a series of surgical procedures designed to increase relative alveolar ridge height.