biteplate


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biteplate

 [bīt´plāt″]
an appliance, usually plastic or wire, worn in the palate as a diagnostic or therapeutic adjunct in orthodontics or prosthodontics.

bite·plate

, biteplane (bīt'plāt, bīt'plān),
A removable appliance that incorporates a plane of acrylic designed to occlude with the opposing teeth.

biteplate

/bite·plate/ (-plāt) an appliance, usually plastic and wire, worn in the palate as a diagnostic or therapeutic adjunct in orthodontics or prosthodontics.

biteplate

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bite plate

(bīt′plāt′)
n.
A usually plastic, removable dental appliance that is fitted to the palate and is used in orthodontics and prosthodontics.

biteplate

[bīt′plāt]
a device used in dentistry as a diagnostic or therapeutic aid for prosthodontics or orthodontics. It is made of wire and plastic and worn in the palate. It may also be used in the correction of temporomandibular joint problems or as a splint in restoring the full mouth.

bite·plate

, biteplane (bīt'plāt, plān)
A removable appliance that incorporates a plane of acrylic designed to occlude with the opposing teeth.

bite·plate

(bīt'plāt)
Removable appliance that incorporates a plane of acrylic designed to occlude with opposing teeth.