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Search Results for: denture

Provisional denture

Definition noun A dental prosthesis that is used temporarily, usually for only a short period of time, until a definitive... Read More

Dentures

Definition noun Removable artificial teeth to replace many or the whole set of lost teeth in upper or lower... Read More

Basal surface

Definition noun (histology) The edge of the cell or tissue facing the underlying connective tissue (dentistry) The... Read More

Superstructure

superstructure A structure above the surface. implant denture superstructure, the denture which is retained and stabilised... Read More

Superstructures

superstructure A structure above the surface. implant denture superstructure, the denture which is retained and stabilised... Read More

Facies masticatoria

Facies masticatoria --> denture occlusal surface That portion of the surface of a denture that makes contact or near... Read More

Scribe

scribe 1. To write, trace, or mark by making a line with a marker or pointed instrument, as in surveying a dental cast for a... Read More

Shellac

shellac A resinous excretion of an insect, Laccifer (Tachardia) lacca (family Coccidae). The insects suck the juice of... Read More

Fulcrum line

Fulcrum line An imaginary line around which a removable partial denture tends to rotate. Synonym: rotational... Read More

Roach clasp

Roach clasp --> bar clasp A clasp whose arms are bar-type extensions from major connectors or from within the denture... Read More

Reinforcement

reinforcement 1. (Science: neurology) An increase of force or strength; denoting specifically the increased sharpness of the... Read More

Phasic

phasic --> adaptation 1. (Science: cell biology) The adjustment of an organism to its environment or the process by which... Read More