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esthetics

 [es-thet´iks]
the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty; in dentistry, a philosophy concerned especially with the appearance of a dental restoration, as achieved through its color or form.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks),
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.

esthetics

/es·the·tics/ (es-thet´iks) in dentistry, a philosophy concerned especially with the appearance of a dental restoration, as achieved through its color or form.

esthetics

[esthet′iks]
Etymology: Gk, aisthetikos, sensitivity
the branch of philosophy dealing with the forms and psychological effects of beauty. In medicine, esthetics may be applied to dental reconstruction and plastic surgery. Also spelled aesthetics.

aesthetics

The study and/or implementation of the activities which are pleasing to the senses, and have sensori-emotional value.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.

esthetics (esthet´iks),

n (aesthetics) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty, especially with the components thereof; i.e., color and form.
esthetics, dentistry,
n the skills and techniques used to improve the art and symmetry of the teeth and face to enhance the appearance as well as the function of the teeth, oral cavity, and face.
esthetics, denture,
n the cosmetic effect, produced by a denture, that affects the desirable beauty, charm, character, and dignity of the individual.
esthetics, denture base,
n the esthetically proper tinting, contouring, and festooning of the gingival tissue portion of a denture base.
esthetics, gingival tissue (gingival tissue esthetics),
n See esthetics, denture base.