Oral Care Glossary
Dentists and Hygienist have a language all their own. This guide breaks down the professional terminology into everyday language.
Cellulitis is a skin infection that is caused by bacteria and a person does not have to have a break in the skin to get it. Cellulitis can occur anywhere in the body usually the legs, face or arms. Many people experience this condition from skin problems (eczema, psoriasis), a cut or surgical wound, burn or insect bite, or certain systemic disease such as diabetes or a weak immune system.