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edentulous – term meaning “without teeth” enamel – hard tissue exterior of a tooth, covers the dentin endodontics – dental field concerned with care and treatment of tooth pulp and associated areas endodontist – dental specialist focused on treating disease and injuries of the tooth pulp and associated areas epidemiology – scientific study of disease incidence and prevalence in a population equilibration – reshaping bite surfaces of teeth to correct imbalance, also known as occlusal adjustment eruption – protrusion of teeth through gums evulsion/avulsion – removal of tooth from socket due to trauma excision – removal of tissue or bone through surgical means exodontia – dental extraction exostosis – bone overgrowth extraoral – refers to the area outside the oral cavity extracoronal – refers to the area outside the crown of a tooth extraction – removal of a tooth exudate – material containing fluid, cells, and/or debris caused by necrosis or inflammation eyeteeth – common term for cuspid or “canine” teeth