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We prefer to say . . .

Cavity Sick tooth
Drill Whistle
Drill a Tooth Clean a tooth
Explorer (used to detect cavities) Counter
Fluoride (foam, liquid or varnish to prevent cavities) Vitamins
Mouth Prop Tooth pillow
Needle or shot Sleepy Juice
Nitrous Oxide Silly or Happy Air
Plaque Sugar bugs
Prophy (tooth cleaning) Brush teeth
Pull or yank a tooth Wiggle a tooth
Suction (vacuum to remove water and particles) Mr. Thristy/Straw
Teeth Examination Count the teeth
X-ray Apron Blanket
X-ray Machine Camera
X-rays Pictures