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Overbite occurs when there is a vertical overlap of the front teeth.
 
Overjet refers to the horozontal overlap of the front teeth.

Parasthesia means a partial loss of sensation; may be temporary or permanent.

Pit is a small defect in the tooth enamel; junction of four formative lobes of a developing tooth.

Plaque is a soft sticky substance that accumulates on teeth; composed of bacteria and food debris due to inadequate dental hygiene.

Pulpitis is the inflammation of the pulp; common cause of toothache.

Pyorrhea is an older term for periodontal (gum) disease.
 
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus that may mimic dental pain.
 
Sleep apnea is the periodic interruption or delay in breathing during sleep.
 
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