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Honolulu, HI Dentist

malocclusion - improper alignment of upper and lower jaw or teeth

mandible - lower jaw

mandibular canal - space within the mandible which holds the blood vessels and nerves for the lower jaw and teeth

mastication - chewing, generally of food

maxilla - upper jaw

maxillary sinus - open cavity inside the maxilla

molar - rearmost teeth, cusped, used for grinding food

mouthguard - appliance used to protect the mouth and teeth during rigorous activity, such as sports