denture base


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den·ture base

1. that part of a denture which rests on the oral mucosa and to which teeth are attached;
2. that part of a complete or partial denture that rests on the basal seat and to which teeth are attached.
Synonym(s): saddle (2)

denture base

the part of a denture that covers the soft tissue of the mouth. It is commonly made of resin or a combination of resins and metal to which artificial teeth are attached. Also called saddle.

den·ture base

(den'chŭr bās)
1. That part of a denture that rests on the oral mucosa and to which teeth are attached.
2. That part of a complete or partial denture that rests on the basal seat and to which teeth are attached.
Synonym(s): saddle (2) .

den·ture base

(den'chŭr bās)
1. Denture part that rests on oral mucosa (i.e., supporting tissue) and to which teeth are attached.
2. Part of complete or partial denture that rests on basal seat and to which teeth are attached.
Synonym(s): saddle (1) .
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Vertex Soft specimens were not polished because resilient materials for denture bases cannot be polished or glazed.
10,13,16) Furthermore the fracture of the denture base often occurs by a fatigue mechanism in which relatively small flexural stresses, over a period of time, eventually lead to the formation of a small crack, which propagates through the denture, resulting in fracture.
It was found that 60% of the subjects had complaint of their dentures being loose; 20% denture ulceration, 10% had pain and generalized discomfort, 25% reported that they had low masticatory efficacy, 8% of the patients had problems in speech while only 3% patients had fracture of denture bases.
Pro-flex is the flexible denture base material which can be used for Full & Partial Flexible Dentures.
The wax trial denture base with adapted cast metal insert was processed with high impact heat-polymerized acrylic resin (Trevalon-HI, Dentsply, Germany).
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