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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