DENTAL TERMINOLOGY ABBREVIATIONS

USED IN CHSCC DOCUMENTAION

(Revised 9/13)

ADMIN- administered

MDHX- medical dental history

APPT- appointment

M - Mental
ASA- anterior superior alveolar MSA - middle superior alveolar

BWX- bitewing radiographs

NP- nasopalatine

CALC- calculus

NC- no charge
CARBO- carbocaine N/S- no show

CEJ- cemento-enamel junction

NV- next visit

CPE- comprehensive periodontal exam

OHI - oral hygiene instruction

DESENS- desensitizing

PA - periapical

DX- diagnosis

PAN - panoramic radiograph

ENDO- endodontics

PE- partially erupted

EOIOE- extraoral intraoral exam

PHP- patient hygiene performance index

EPI- epinephrine

PFM- porcelain fused to metal crown

EVAL- evaluation

PRN- as needed

EXT- extraction

PSA- posterior superior alveolar

FGC- full gold crown

RCT- root canal treatment

FD - full denture Rdx- radiology history

FL- fluoride

REC- recommend

FMS- full mouth series (radiographs) RPD- removable partial denture
GP - greater palatine RX- prescription

HI- hand instruments

S- sealant

HX- medical history SP- screening patient
IA/L- inferior alveolar & lingual

UL- upper left

IMP- impression UR- upper right

LB- long buccal

US- ultrasonic