immediate denture


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im·me·di·ate den·ture

a complete or partial denture constructed for insertion immediately following the removal of natural teeth.

immediate denture

Etymology: L, im + medius + dens, tooth
a removable artificial denture that is placed in the mouth immediately after the surgical removal of all remaining teeth at the same appointment as the tooth extractions to maintain normal appearance, act as a compression and protective dressing, and allow the ability to chew food. It may be a complete or a partial denture.

im·me·di·ate den·ture

(i-mē'dē-ăt den'chŭr)
A removable complete or partial denture constructed for insertion immediately following the removal of natural teeth to maintain a normal appearance and the ability to chew food.

im·me·di·ate den·ture

(i-mē'dē-ăt den'chŭr)
Complete or partial denture inserted immediately after removal of natural teeth.
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