intermediate abutment


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in·ter·me·di·ate a·but·ment

a natural tooth, or an implanted tooth substitute, without other natural teeth in proximal contact, used along with the mesial and distal abutments to support a prosthesis; often called a "pier."

in·ter·me·di·ate a·but·ment

(intĕr-mēdē-ăt ă-bŭtmĕnt)
Natural tooth, or an implanted tooth substitute, without other natural teeth in proximal contact, used with mesial and distal abutments to support a prosthesis; often also called a "pier."
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