a dentist specializing in irregularities of the teeth
Let's get you set up in a chair, and the
orthodontist will look at your teeth in a few minutes.
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
Novocaine, nitrous, and codeine in my sleep,
overwhelmed my body...made the whole thing seem like a weird dream.
eager to investigate and learn or learn more
So, Raina, why don't you tell the class what happened? We've all been so
a drug available with written instructions from a doctor
I know, kid, but you have to finish the
feeling about to vomit
You've eaten nothing but ice cream, chicken broth, and codeine for a week...of course you feel
a dentist specializing in diseases of the dental pulp and nerve
endodontist for root canals...
a medical appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
Try to save those teeth, so she's not wearing
dentures at eleven years old.
continuing or enduring without marked change in status
An' I only just got my
permanent front teeth about a year ago.
causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
nervous about Girl Scouts. Last time we met was when I had my accident.
not permanent; not lasting
temporary? Don't worry about it, then!
an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster
impression material has to happen, so just keep your mouth closed and try to relax.
difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
Braces work through
the exertion of force to a surface
Little by little, the
pressure is increased.
the state of being tense and feeling pain
You may experience slight
discomfort during this time.
sharing the feelings of others, especially sorrow or anguish
Thanks for the
having reached full natural growth or development
She's the only friend I have who's less
mature than me!
the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
First period art, second period pre-
algebra, third period language arts, fourth period social studies, fifth period lunch, sixth period gym, seventh period beginning band.
the hopeful feeling that all is going to turn out well
And like every year, this brought a feeling
optimism into the air.
out of your own free will
That was the first time my sister
voluntarily hugged me...and the only time I've ever heard her pray.
secure or lock with a bar or rod
Thank goodness these bookshelves are
bolted to the wall...they could've fallen on you, Will.
break down, literally or metaphorically
Did you hear? The whole Bay Bridge
a fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers
...partial collapse of the Nimitz Freeway and the westbound section of the Bay Bridge...fires burning in the
marina, thousands feared dead or injured...
a tremor following the main tremor of an earthquake
Aftershock. I suppose we'd better get out the sleeping bags...
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
I'm so glad you're all safe! It'a nightmare out there. The roads are jammed, everyone's in a panic, it's absolute
a point on the Earth's surface directly above an earthquake
My buddy Frank lives in Watsonville, I heard that's where the quake's
hold back to a later time
They had to
postpone the World Series!!
an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
I might really enjoy this if it weren't for the whole "gigantic natural
vibration from underground movement along a fault plane
And later that day it rained. Hard.
Earthquake weather was over.
direct one's attention on something
Nobody could really
concentrate on class work, though...not even most of the teachers.
taking out something
It would first require a simple
mix together different elements
Your two front teeth are
fused to your jawbone—therefore they won't move with orthodontics.
an appliance that holds teeth in position after treatment
So, we pull them back out, and build you a
retainer with two perfect teeth attached to it, to the fill the gap.