Calculus – An off-white, yellow or brown hardened form of Plaque. More difficult to remove than Plaque. Leads to Halitosis, Tooth Decay and Periodontal Disease.
Cavity – Another term for Tooth Decay.
Dental Caries – Another term for Tooth Decay.
Dental Disease – Usually another term for Periodontal Disease but may also refer to Tooth Decay.
Gingivitis – Inflammation of the gums, a mild form of Periodontal Disease.
Gum Disease – Another term for Periodontal Disease.
Halitosis – The medical term for bad breath.
Periodontal Disease – Inflammation and infection of the gums.
Periodontitis – Another term for Periodontal Disease.
Plaque – A colourless or pale-yellow film of bacteria that sticks the teeth. Leads to Calculus, Halitosis, Tooth Decay and Periodontal Disease.
Tartar – Another term for Calculus.
Tooth Decay – Breakdown of teeth. Permanent damage. Caused by Plaque.
Alga – The singular term for Algae.
Algae – Aquatic organisms that have the ability to conduct photosynthesis. Seaweed is a type of Algae.
Kelp – A type of Seaweed, that is big and brown.
Macroalgae – Another term for Seaweed.
Marine Algae – A type of Seaweed.
Microalgae – Microscopic, single-celled Algae.
Nori – The Japanese term for either Seaweed in general or for the dried red algae sheets used in cooking.
Phytoplankton – Microscopic Marine Algae.
Plankton – Microscopic organisms that live in water.
Sea Vegetable – Edible Seaweed.
Seagrass – Flowering Seaweed.
Seaweed – A plant that grows in the sea.