AAO
Acute Apical Osteitis

AAP
Acute Apical Periodontitis

AFP
Atypical facial pain

AG PT
Silver point on the Periodic chart

AKINOS
Akinosi injection

AP
Acute pulpitis

API
Antetrior palatine injection

AWL
Actual Working Length

B
Buccal

BB
Bite block

BL PT
Bleeding point

C+S+P
Clean Shape and Pack

CAO
Chronic Apical Osteitis

CAP
Chronic Apical Periodontitis

CBCT
Cone Beam Computed Technology: We often refer to this at the 3D volume or 3D scan.

CDANet
The agreement between the dental profession and the insurance carriers on the format in which the dental claims will be forwarded to the respective carrier electronically

CNS
Central nervous system

Con
Consult

CP
Chronic pulpitis

CSDAT
Carestream Digital Acquisition Tool

CSI
Continovation Services Inc.

D
Distal

DEF
Default probing options

DI
Difficulty index

DMR
Distal marginal ridge

DNC
Do not call

DNETA
Do not ever treat again

ECIR
Extracanal Invasive Resorption

ENT
Ear, nose, throat

EO
Extra oral

EWL
Estimated working length

FFB
First File to Bind

GOWG
Gow-Gates injection

GPS
Gutta percha size

H
Home

HB
Hard Ball (strict financial policy)

I
Infiltration injection

IAM
Intra-appointment medicament

II
Infraorbital injection

INTRAP
Intrapulpal injection

IO
Intra oral

IT
Initial treatment

iTRANS
Internet messaging and transmission service that provides a safe and secure method for communicating confidential health information online, developed by CSI

KDIS
Kodak Dental Image Software: The imaging software suite from Kodak. It’s a standalone application that the user can take RVG x-rays, 3D scans, and panoramic x-rays with.

L
Lingual

LAT
Lateral

LB
Long buccal injection

LDIQ
Low Dental IQ

LOD
Left open for drainage

LPT
Low Pain Threshold

M
Mesial

M+B
Masseter and Buccinator mm

M+P
Masseter and Pterygoid mm

M+T
Masseter and Temporalis mm

MAF
Master apical file

MB
Mandibular block injection

MFP
Myofacial pain

MMR
Mesial marginal ridge

MO
Method of Obturation

N/C
No charge

NA
Not applicable

NAP
Normal apical periodontium

NP
Necrotic pulp

O
Occlusal

P/S
Post space

P+B
Pterygoid and Buccinator mm

P+T
Pterygoid and Temporalis

Pano
Panoramic X-ray: This is a 2D panoramic x-ray of the mouth.

PBC
Pacific Blue Cross

PDL
Periodontal ligament injection

POE
Portals of Exit

PVT
Private

QA
Quality assessment

ROT
Request Outstanding

RR
Root Resorption

RTB
Real Time Benefits

SB
Soft ball or lenient financial policy

SOAP
Subjective, Objective, Assessment and Plan

SP
Sphenopalatine injection

SS Exudate
Serosanguiness exudates

STBDT
Stabident injection

SVE
Single visit endo

T+H
Telfa and Hemostat

TBD
To be determined

TC
Temporary cement

TRI
Tooth Restorability Index

UAC
User Account Controls : When enabled, limits application software to standard privileges until adminstrator authorizes an elevation in privileges

VPN
Virtual Private Network

WNL
Within normal limits