fixed bridgework


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bridgework

 [brij´werk]
a partial denture retained by attachments other than clasps.
fixed bridgework one retained with crowns or inlays cemented to the natural teeth.
removable bridgework one retained by attachments which permit its removal.

fixed bridgework

a dental prosthetic constructed to replace missing teeth that incorporates artificial teeth permanently attached to natural teeth or implants in the jaw.

fixed bridgework

A cast restoration or bridge cemented to natural teeth.
See also: bridgework