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dentures

Removable artificial teeth. See Bridge.

dentures

Artificial (prosthetic) replacements for missing teeth. Dentures are of cosmetic and functional importance, assist in the maintenance of good nutrition and allow clear speech.
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Dentists have implanted two artificial teeth in Gallagher''s jaw to replace the front teeth he lost during the punch-up at the disco in the Bayerischer Hof hotel.
The implant provides the foundation for further prosthetics to create artificial teeth that will look and function just like natural teeth.
The old woman stole the crucifix, people turn into pack rats or crows and cram artificial teeth into their mouths, the dog lived for awhile, then slid under the wheels of a school bus the color of sunset, not sixteen lines but seventeen, not poppies but hollyhocks, the purple black ones into which birds fly and disappear
Let's face it, the idea of putting screws in my jaw to hold artificial teeth sounds painful and I hate pain.
Back in 1770, the English Parliament passed an act declaring that marriages could be pronounced null and void if the man had been "led into matrimony by false pretenses through the use of scents, paints, cosmetic washes, artificial teeth, false hair, bolstered hips, high heels, or iron stays.
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Messrs Parker, surgeon dentists of Blackett Street, Newcastle, were extolling the virtues of their artificial teeth "fixed without springs, wires or ligatures.
From the age of 14, he worked in a dental laboratory making artificial teeth, attending art school two nights a week.
And it could help engineers create fillings or artificial teeth that are as hard and strong as a narwhal's tooth.
Diessen, Mechanical failure of artificial teeth made of dense calcium hydroxyapatite, Sci.
Another sixteenth-century French surgeon, Guillemeau, published the first attempt to construct artificial teeth, using a very hard mixture of wax, gum, coral and pearl, which could also be used to fill carious teeth (Cohen 1997a).