removable partial denture

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denture

 [den´cher]
a complement of teeth, either natural or artificial; ordinarily used to designate an artificial replacement for the natural teeth and adjacent tissues.
complete denture an appliance replacing all the teeth of one jaw, as well as associated structures of the jaw.
fixed partial denture a partial denture held in position by attachments to adjacent prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants; called also bridge.
implant denture an artificial denture or single tooth retained and stabilized by a framework or post implanted in the bone.
A subperiosteal implant. From Darby and Walsh, 1995.
overlay denture a complete denture supported both by soft tissue (mucosa) and by a few remaining natural teeth that have been altered, as by insertion of a long or short coping, to permit the denture to fit over them.
partial denture a dental appliance that replaces one or more missing teeth, receiving support and retention from underlying tissues and some or all of the remaining teeth; it may be either permanently attached or removable. See fixed partial denture and removable partial denture.
removable partial denture a partial denture made so that it can readily be removed from the mouth.

re·mov·a·ble par·tial den·ture

a partial denture that supplies teeth and associated structures on a partially edentulous jaw and can be readily removed from the mouth.
Synonym(s): removable bridge

removable partial denture

a partial denture made so that it can readily be removed from the mouth. See partial denture.

re·mov·a·ble par·tial den·ture

(rĕ-mūv'ă-bĕl pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
A partial denture that supplies teeth and associated structures on a partially edentulous jaw; can be readily removed from the mouth.
Synonym(s): removable bridge.

re·mov·a·ble par·tial den·ture

(rĕ-mūv'ă-bĕl pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
Appliance that supplies teeth and associated structures on a partially edentulous jaw and that can be readily removed from the mouth.
Synonym(s): removable bridge.

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Patients who are missing multiple teeth can receive implant-supported bridges that might take the place of removable partial dentures, which most patients find less-than-ideal.
Analysis of laser welded joints on "C" alloy in the removable partial dentures technology.
This fourth edition features a section describing the Prosthodontic Diagnostic Index, as well as a new chapter on implant-assisted removable partial dentures.
Removable partial dentures have traditionally been used to mask the problem by extending the denture base to cover the defect.
The main point of this measure is not that it will potentially provide removable partial dentures to a lower-income population or to patients who supposedly could not afford to go to a dentist.
A recent study in Canada shows that contrary to denturists' statements, denturists in Canada do not provide removable partial dentures and complete denture treatment at a lower fee than dentists.
Today's removable partial dentures are more natural looking and comfortable than ever before thanks to advances in non-metal dental technology like DENTSPLY International's new Lucitone(R) FRS(TM) Flexible Dental Resin.
Park and George Stookey of the Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis fitted patients with removable partial dentures with built-in pH electrodes for continuous monitoring of plague acidity.
We've been using the SensAble system to digitally design crowns and bridges as well as removable partial dentures for quite some time," said David Stricker, digital manager at Dental Prosthetic Services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
I bet we will be able to see frameworks for removable partial dentures with smooth surfaces produced on selective laser melting machines and hopefully sintered nonmetal structures in the near future.
Removable partial dentures are such prosthesis, which can be inserted and take it out voluntary, by patient, in and from oral cavity.

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