cantilever bridge

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can·ti·le·ver bridge

a fixed partial denture in which the pontic is retained only on one side by an abutment tooth.
Synonym(s): extension bridge

can·ti·le·ver bridge

(kan'ti-lē-vĕr brij)
A fixed partial bridge denture in which the pontic is retained only on one side by an abutment tooth.

can·ti·le·ver bridge

(kan'ti-lē-vĕr brij)
Fixed partial denture in which pontic is retained on only one side by an abutment tooth.
Synonym(s): extension bridge.
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You can also have them build their cantilever bridges on the floor rather than on chairs or desks.
Cantilever Bridges -- A cantilever bridge extends out beyond its supporting piers and usually has a span suspended between two outstretched "arms.
The market on dental bridges is further subsegmented into 3-unit bridges, 4-unit bridges, Maryland bridges, cantilever bridges, and partial bridges.