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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.

o·ver·lay den·ture

a complete denture that is supported by both soft tissue and natural teeth that have been altered so as to permit the denture to fit over them. The altered teeth may have been fitted with short or long copings, locking devices, or connecting bars.

o·ver·lay den·ture

(ō'vĕr-lā den'chŭr)
A complete denture that is supported by both soft tissue and natural teeth that have been altered to permit the denture to fit over them. The altered teeth may have been fitted with short or long copings, locking devices, or connecting bars.
Synonym(s): overdenture.

o·ver·lay den·ture

(ō'vĕr-lā den'chŭr)
Complete denture supported by both soft tissue and natural teeth that have been altered to permit denture to fit over them. Altered teeth may have been fitted with short or long copings, locking devices, or connecting bars.
Synonym(s): bar joint denture, hybrid prosthesis, overdenture, telescopic denture.