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Glossary for Tooth decay

Medical terms related to Tooth decay or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acrofacial dysostosis Catania form: One of a group of disorders characterized by defective limb and facial development. The Catania form is very rare.
  • Alopecia, anosmia, deafness, hypogonadism syndrome: A rare
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta: An inherited dental disorder where the tooth enamel is so thin and soft that the teeth appear yellow and are easily damaged. Can occur in baby and permanent teeth. Also called hereditary brown enamel or hereditary enamel.
  • Ankylosis of teeth: A rare genetic disorder where the teeth fuse to the bone which can prevent them from erupting. Varying numbers of teeth may be affected.
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Aortic supravalvular stenosis: A rare congenital condition involving increased intestinal calcium absorption and characterized by development delay, distinctive facial features, small nails and short stature.
  • Aplasia of lacrimal and salivary glands: A rare inherited disorder involving the absence of the salivary and tear-producing glands.
  • Benjamin syndrome: A rare disorder characterized mainly by anemia, bone abnormalities and mental and growth retardation.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bulimia nervosa: Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting).
  • Calvarial doughnut lesions -- bone fragility: A rare disorder characterized by a number of doughnut shaped lesions on the skull which makes the skull lumpy. Weak bones resulting in fractures without trauma and dental decay are also features of this disorder.
  • Chemical poisoning -- Radium: Radium is a chemical used mainly as an anti-cancer agent . Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
  • Chromosome 6p deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 6 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion.
  • Cockayne syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a senile-like appearance, hearing and vision impairment and sun sensitive skin.
  • Cockayne syndrome type 1: A rare inherited condition characterized by short stature, light sensitivity and a prematurely aged appearance. Type 1 is an early-onset form and involves progressive symptoms that usually start after 1 year of age.
  • Corneodermatoosseous syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by thick, scaly skin on the palms and soles, corneal changes and dental problems.
  • Cote-Katsantoni syndrome: A rare condition characterized by osteosclerosis, atrial septal defect, malabsorption, neutropenia, ectodermal dysplasia, growth retardation and mental retardation.
  • Crystal meth addiction: An uncontrollable desire to use crystal meth on a regular basis. Crystal meth is a powerful stimulant used illegally for its effects. It is highly addictive and known by street names such as ice, speed, glass, crank and chalk. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired euphoric feeling.
  • Cutis Laxa with Bone Dystrophy: A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay.
  • Cutis Laxa with Growth and Developmental Delay: A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay.
  • Cutis Laxa with or without Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation: A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay.
  • Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive, Type IIA: A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay.
  • Cutis Laxa, Debre Type: A recessively inherited condition characterized mainly by loose wrinkly skin and growth and developmental delay.
  • Cutis laxa, recessive type 2: A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by loose skin and delayed development.
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome: recurrent attacks of intense nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain with or without headache/ migraine
  • Dental caries: Decay of the teeth
  • Dental conditions: Conditions that affect ones dentition
  • Dental symptoms: Symptoms affecting teeth or mouth area.
  • Diffuse systemic sclerosi: A rare condition that characterized by skin tightness affecting the trunk and extremities as well as organ involvement. It involves an early period of internal inflammation which distinguishes it from other forms of scleroderma and the organ involvement can be severe and even life-threatening.
  • Dubowitz Syndrome: A rare genetic and developmental disorder characterized by infantile eczema, small stature, microcephaly and peculiar facial features.
  • Dubreuil-Chambardel syndrome: Tooth decay that occurs in the front teeth and usually other teeth are also involved eventually. Usually only the upper teeth are affected.
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita: A rare genetic disorder characterized by sking pigmentation abnormalities, nail dystrophy and mucous membrane changes.
  • EEC syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by absence of fingers and toes, ectodermal dysplasia and cleft lip or cleft palate.
  • Ectodermal dysplasia -- neurosensory deafness: A rare syndrome characterized by nerve deafness, abnormally bent fifth fingers, ectodermal dysplasia and scoliosis.
  • Epidermolysa bullosa simplex and limb girdle muscular dystrophy: A rare syndrome involving fragile skin that blisters easily as well as muscle weakness and wasting in the head and limbs. The severity of the blistering and muscle weakness is variable with some sufferers dying during infancy.
  • Epidermolysis bullosa inversa dystrophica: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily. The corneas, vulval and anal areas are involved as well as the trunk, neck, thighs and legs.
  • Epidermolysis bullosa, generalized atrophic benign: A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily and often results in scars after healing. The condition is generally quite mild compared to other skin disorders involving fragile blistering skin.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Flynn-Aird syndrome: A rare inherited disorder where neurological degeneration causes symptoms such as dementia, ataxia, eye problems, skin disorders and muscle wasting.
  • Gum disease: Dental condition affecting the gums.
  • Gum disorders: Any disorder the affects the gums of the human mouth
  • Gum symptoms: Dental symptoms affecting the gums
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hypocalcaemia: Decreased concentration of calcium in the blood.
  • Hypophosphatemic rickets: A rare genetic type of rickets involving defective phosphate transport and vitamin D metabolism in the kidneys. Poor calcium absorption from the intestines leads to bone softening.
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti: A rare genetic skin pigmentation disorder characterized by eye, teeth, bone, nail and hair malformations as well as central nervous abnormalities and mental deficiency.
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Juvenile Paget disease: A rare genetic bone disorder involving abnormal loss of bone mineralization and remineralization, broadened bone shafts and high levels of alkaline phosphatase in the blood. Some juvenile cases are relatively mild.
  • LADD Syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder characterized by ear, teeth and tear duct abnormalities.
  • Lacrimoauriculodentodigital syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by ear, teeth and tear duct abnormalities.
  • Lobstein disease: A group of rare inherited diseases that involves fragile bones. There are many different types based on the severity and extent of symptoms. Some types are severe enough to cause stillbirth or infant death whereas other types may cause few if any problematic symptoms.
  • Mikaelian syndrome: A rare disorder characterized mainly by permanently flexed fingers, deafness and hair and teeth abnormalities.
  • Mohr syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by basal cell carcinomas, broade face and rib abnormalities.
  • Night blindness -- skeletal anomalies -- unusual facies: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by night blindness, a distinctive face and skeletal abnormalities.
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • OFD syndrome type 8: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • OFD syndrome type Figuera: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities and absence of all or part of the fibula.
  • OFD syndrome type IX: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger and retinal abnormalities.
  • Oculo tricho dysplasia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, tooth and hair abnormalities
  • Oral facial digital syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • Oral facial digital syndrome, type IV: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities, brain defects and short stature.
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome Thurston type: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger abnormalities.
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome type 10: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities and absence of all or part of the fibula.
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome, type 3: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger, teeth and eye abnormalities.
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta: Weak bones ("brittle bone disease") and loose joints
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta Type I: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones, blue sclerae and hyperextensible joints.
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta type IV: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones and blue sclerae. The osteoporosis tends to be moderate and there is generally no joint hyperextensibility.
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 1A: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones and hyperextensible joints - a type of osteogenesis imperfecta I where the teeth are opalescent and blue sclerae may be absent.
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 4: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones and blue sclerae - a form of OI involving moderate osteoporosis and no joint hyperextensibility.
  • Osteopetrosis, autosomal recessive 2: A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. This form is relatively mild with survival possible for a couple of decades in some cases.
  • Pachyonychia congenital syndrome: A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by thick nails, thick skin on palms and soles and white patches on tongue and inside of cheek.
  • Pachyonychia congenital syndrome type II: A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by thick nails.
  • Paget disease juvenile type: A rare genetic bone disorder involving abnormal loss of bone mineralization and remineralization, broadened bone shafts and high levels of alkaline phosphatase in the blood. Some juvenile cases are relatively mild.
  • Pollitt syndrome: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.
  • Radioulnar synostosis mental retardation hypotonia: A very rare syndrome involving mental retardation, reduced muscle tone and fusion of the forearm bones.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Rickets: A condition that affects the bones due to vitamin D deficiency
  • Say-Barber-Miller syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by immune system problems and a small head.
  • Schaefer-Stein-Oshman syndrome: A rare disorder where excessive growth and abnormal hardening affects the head and facial bones.
  • Selenium poisoning: Excessive exposure to selenium. Selenium is essential to the diet in small amounts but is toxic in large amounts. Poisoning can occur through inhalation or ingestion.
  • Sjogren's Syndrome: Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Sugarman syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps and finger, teeth and eye abnormalities.
  • Swollen bone: Enlarged, swollen, or misshapen bones
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tooth Abrasion: The loss or erosion of the outer part of the tooth (enamel). Sometimes the inner structures of the tooth are also involved. The condition is often caused by brushing too hard but can also be caused by eating lots of acidic foods, acid reflux and excessive vomiting (such as in bulimia).
  • Tooth Demineralization: The loss of minerals such as calcium from the tooth enamel. Demineralization can result from eating acidic foods or from the acids produced by oral bacteria that live on food particles in the mouth.
  • Tooth decay: Tooth decay or dental caries
  • Tooth loss: Loss of a tooth
  • Tooth pain: Toothache due to infectious or non-infectious etiology.
  • Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome Type I:
  • Trichorhinophalangeal syndrome type 1: A rare genetic disorder characterized by bulbous nose, sparse hair and coning of epiphyses.
  • Trichorrhexis nodosa syndrome: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.
  • Trichothiodystrophy, type C: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.
  • Trichothiodystrophy-neurocutaneous Syndrome: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.
  • Trichothiodystrophy-neurotrichocutaneous Syndrome of Pollitt: A rare condition characterized by brittle hair, mental and growth retardation as well as various other abnormalities. The hair is brittle because due to the reduced amount of sulfur in it and the formation of weak spots (nodes) along it which results in it breaking off easily.
  • Varadi Papp syndrome: A syndrome characterised by deformities of the oral-facial-digital areas
  • Whelan syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by oral frenula, oral clefts, underdeveloped nose flaps, finger abnormalities and hydronephrosis.

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