An abnormal increase in the size of cells
Hypertrophy
An abnormal decrease in the size of cells
Atrophy
The grinding of teeth together for non functional purposes
Bruxism
Excessive scarring in skin that appears raised
Keloid
Loss of tooth structure resulting from chemical action
erosion
wedge shaped defect at cervical area of teeth
abfraction
______________ is an eating disorder characterized by food binges followed by self induced vomiting.
bulimia
causes burn to the buccal mucosa. a pharmaceutical agent
aspirin
lesion that forms from the accumulation of blood within the tissue is called a:
hematoma
Fricitional keratosis is caused by this type ____________rubbing.
chronic
A raised white line seen on the buccal mucosa. Also known as ___________ alba.
linea
A focal agroysis is also called __________________ tattoo.
amalgam
Long term sun in exposure, particulary in fair skinned individuals, can result in this degeneration of the vermillion border of the lips called actinic _____________
cheilitis
Inflammation of salivary gland tissue is called:
sialadenitis
A ________________ is a salivary gland stone
sialolith
This type of granuloma is commonly seen in pregnant women
pyogenic
Papillary hyperplasia is often caused by an ill fitting one of these:
denture
Chronic hyperplastic pulpipitis is also known as one of these:
Pulppolyp