interim denture


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Related to interim denture: transitional denture

in·ter·im den·ture

a dental prosthesis to be used for a short interval of time for reasons of esthetics, mastication, occlusal support, or convenience, or to condition the patient to accept an artificial substitute for missing natural teeth until more definitive prosthetic dental treatment can be provided.

in·ter·im den·ture

(in'tĕr-im den'chŭr)
A dental prosthesis to be used for a short time for reasons of esthetics, mastication, occlusal support, or convenience, or to condition the patient to accept an artificial substitute for missing natural teeth until more definite prosthetic dental treatment can be provided.
Synonym(s): temporary denture.

in·ter·im den·ture

(in'tĕr-im den'chŭr)
Dental prosthesis used briefly for esthetics, mastication, occlusal support, or convenience, or to condition the patient to accept an artificial substitute for missing natural teeth.
Synonym(s): temporary denture.
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