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Enamel:
hard tissue covering the portion of tooth above the gum line

Endodontist:
specialist who treats injuries, diseases and infections of the tooth pulp (nerve chamber)

Epidemiology:
study of the incidence of disease in a population

Eruption:
process of teeth protruding through the gums

Exfoliate:
process of shedding deciduous (baby) teeth

Exodontia:
practice of dental extractions

Explorer:
sharp instrument used to detect decay on the surface of teeth

Extraction:
removal of a tooth

Eyeteeth:
the four upper and lower canine (cuspid) teeth