Dentist in Magnolia
6519 FM 1488, Suite 505
Magnolia, TX 77354
DDS – Doctor of Dental Surgery, this degree is equivalent to DMD
debridement – removal of plaque and calculus that is interfering with proper evaluation
debanding – removal of cemented orthodontic bands from teeth
debonding – removal of cemented orthodontic brackets from teeth
decay – the destruction of tooth structure
deciduous teeth – also known as “baby” or “primary” teeth, these first teeth generally arrive between the ages of birth and 3 and will fall out later as permanent teeth begin to erupt in their place
dental implant – small cylinder, generally titanium, implanted into the upper or lower jawbone to anchor a dental appliance or restoration
dentin – hard inner layer of the tooth, just beneath the enamel, forms the bulk of the tooth structure
dentistry – medical field characterized by the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and disorders of the teeth, mouth, gums, jaws, and other oral and maxillofacial areas by a trained and certified professional
dentition – the arrangement of teeth within the mouth
denture – set of one or more prosthetic teeth
diagnostic cast – impression used to aid in planning treatment
diagnostic imaging – photographs or radiographs taken for the purpose of diagnostic evaluation
diastema – the space between two adjacent teeth
discectomy – removal of intra-articular disc from a joint
displaced tooth – tooth that has grown or shifted into an incorrect placement within the mouth
distal – part of the tooth furthest from the center of the arch
DMD – Doctor of Medical Dentistry, this degree is equivalent to DDS
dressing – medicines, bandages, or other materials applied to a wound to promote healing
dry socket – painful localized inflammation of a tooth socket after extraction, caused by infection or loss of the blood clot needed for proper healing
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Exceptional customer service. They made me feel welcomed. And they were very professional and caring of my needs. They're highly reffed in my book!
— Kanna H.
I was able to get in quickly. The staff was friendly, kind, and caring which put me at ease and made my visit comfortable (which is unusual for me because I hate going to the dentist). Gentle care would highly recommend!
— Ronna H.
Dr Chung is amazing and very personable. We have been going to his office for many years. He is always very fair and honest. I have sent at least 8 people to him because of these traits including my extended family and several co-workers.
— Sheila D.
The staff was very friendly and the procedure I had was virtually painless. I have been going to the same dentist for almost 20 years but I had such a good experience with Serenity Dental that I think I will be going to them for now on.
— Kevin M.
Excellence is what is normal at this office… Special commendation for taking care of accurate and timely dental records, billing and insurance paperwork.
— Chopin K.
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