dental apparatus

mas·ti·ca·to·ry sys·tem

the organs and structures primarily functioning in mastication: the jaws, teeth with their supporting structures, temporomandibular joint, muscles of mastication, tongue, lips, cheeks, and oral mucosa.

dental apparatus

The tooth and its supporting tissues.

mas·ti·ca·to·ry sys·tem

(masti-kă-tōr-ē sistĕm)
Organs and structures primarily functioning in mastication: jaws, teeth with their supporting structures, temporomandibular joint, muscles of mastication, tongue, lips, cheeks, and oral mucosa.
Synonym(s): dental apparatus.
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faecalis and its elimination from the dental apparatus may well be useful in controlling endodontic treatment failure.
Gabriel & Co, a firm of city centre dentists, and they had come to develop a rather fanciful piece of dental apparatus.
Conclusions; Histologically the AOT shows a greater departure from the arrangement of normal dental apparatus that would be expected in developmental anomaly that rules out AOT is hamartoma.