face-bow

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face-bow

(fās'bō),
A caliperlike device used to record the relationship of the jaws to the temporomandibular joints; the record may then be used to orient a cast or model of the maxilla to the opening and closing axis of the articulator.
Synonym(s): hinge-bow

face-bow

(fās´bo) a device used in dentistry to record the positional relations of the maxillary arch to the temporomandibular joints and to orient dental casts in this same relationship to the opening axis of the articulator.

face-bow

Etymology: L, facies + AS, boga
a device resembling a caliper for measuring the relationship of the maxilla to the temporomandibular joints. The measurement is used in the fabrication of denture casts and major restorative procedures involving natural teeth. See also articulator.

face-bow

(fās'bō)
A caliperlike device used to record the relationship of the jaws to the temporomandibular joints; the record may then be used to orient a cast or model of the maxilla to the opening and closing axis of the articulator.

face-bow

(fās'bō)
Caliperlike device used to record relationship of the jaws to temporomandibular joints; record may then be used to orient a cast or model of maxilla to the opening and closing axis of the articulator.
Synonym(s): hinge-bow.

face-bow,

n a caliper-like device that is used to record the relationship of the maxillae to the temporomandibular joints (or opening axis of the mandible) and to orient the casts in this same relationship to the opening axis of an articulator.
face-bow adjustable axis,
face-bow, kinematic (hinge-bow)
(kinəmat´ik),
n a face-bow attached to the mandible with caliper ends (condyle rods) that can be adjusted to permit the accurate location of the axis of rotation of the mandible.