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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.
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Thus, Mythologiques needs to be read as a treatise on esthetics, a claim Wiseman develops by emphasizing the importance of the creative act for Levi-Strauss's approach.
Lingual appliances may be used for the esthetically conscientious patient, however Invisalign is equally esthetic with the added benefit of being removable and comfortable.
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It comes as no surprise, given his lack of academic training and his decisively pragmatic biases, that Continental philosophy is a somewhat muddled area for him, even though Homemade Esthetics demonstrates that Greenberg has read Kant's Critique of Judgment more attentively than most of those who have reproached him for his alleged Kantianism.
For her, Jones' piece is the culminating achievement of the "ideological boosters of utilitarian art [who] hark back to the political crusades of the sixties"; it is the icon of the undiscussable, "dissed blacks, abused women, or disfranchised homosexuals"; it is a symptom of the death of the kind of esthetic "disinterestedness" in which the "grandeur of the individual spirit" transcends "the political clout of the group.
Manzoni's work emancipated painting (again) from the myths of creative individuality perpetrated by esthetic production at the very moment when the conditions for subjectivity were disappearing rapidly in the society of advanced administration.
Its impossibility was assured by virtually every esthetic precept it flaunted, at the same time that the mere fact of its existence as art demonstrated that all those precepts lacked necessity.
The Atlantis Abutment in Zirconia provides exceptional esthetic results with the utmost simplicity and assures clinicians of unmatched strength, reliability, and precision for even the most demanding cases.
Unsensuous, unlovely, and gnawed right down to the bone, this piece exudes a sense of willful inquiry, of a recombination of elements toward something with no patience for esthetic beauty.
By combining esthetics, strength, precision, reliability and simplicity in one product, the Atlantis Abutment in Zirconia delivers the ultimate esthetic solution to clinicians, labs and patients.