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denture

 [den´cher]
a complement of teeth, either natural or artificial; ordinarily used to designate an artificial replacement for the natural teeth and adjacent tissues.
complete denture an appliance replacing all the teeth of one jaw, as well as associated structures of the jaw.
fixed partial denture a partial denture held in position by attachments to adjacent prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants; called also bridge.
implant denture an artificial denture or single tooth retained and stabilized by a framework or post implanted in the bone.
A subperiosteal implant. From Darby and Walsh, 1995.
overlay denture a complete denture supported both by soft tissue (mucosa) and by a few remaining natural teeth that have been altered, as by insertion of a long or short coping, to permit the denture to fit over them.
partial denture a dental appliance that replaces one or more missing teeth, receiving support and retention from underlying tissues and some or all of the remaining teeth; it may be either permanently attached or removable. See fixed partial denture and removable partial denture.
removable partial denture a partial denture made so that it can readily be removed from the mouth.

par·tial den·ture

a dental prosthesis that restores one or more, but not all, of the natural teeth or associated parts and that is supported by the teeth or the mucosa; it may be removable or fixed.
Synonym(s): bridgework

partial denture

Etymology: L, pars, part, dens, tooth
a dental prosthesis, either fixed or removable, used to replace one or more missing teeth. Kinds of partial dentures include articulated partial denture, bridgework, extension partial denture, fixed cantilever, fixed partial denture, removable partial denture, sectional denture, and unilateral denture.
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Removable partial denture

par·tial den·ture

, distal extension (pahr'shăl den'chŭr, distăl ek-stenshŭn)
A dental prosthesis that restores one or more, but not all, of the natural teeth or associated parts and is supported by the teeth or the mucosa; it may be removable or fixed.
Synonym(s): bridgework.

Partial denture

A removable bridge that usually clasps onto only one abutment.

par·tial den·ture

, distal extension (pahr'shăl den'chŭr, distăl ek-stenshŭn)
Dental prosthesis that restores one or more, but not all, natural teeth or associated parts and is supported by teeth or mucosa; may be removable or fixed; part of functional load carried by residual ridge.
Synonym(s): bridgework.
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1 Dental implants and resin bonded fixed partial denture are the most suggested treatment options, when the nearby teeth are available in ideal position with proper occlusion.
And restoring the lower jaw with partial telescope denture was the first treatment choice compared to fixed partial dentures.
When compared to a conventional attachment, a semi precision attachment for a cast metal frame removable partial denture can perform a number of functions better.
What many people don't know is that taking proper care of a partial denture is a big step to preserving a healthy smile.
Our study findings were in contradiction to those of Ikebe et al, who found increase candidal activity in complete denture wearers as compared to the partial denture wearers 16.
1,2) Diagnosing ingested partial dentures may be difficult in a low resource setting where ignorance may be rife and diagnostic armamentarium scarce amongst patients and healthcare providers respectively.
2001): Flexural Properties Of The Bulk Fiber Reinforced Compositedc--Used In Fixed Partial Dentures, 14:22-26
Tissue-colored porcelain on a fixed partial denture or acrylic resin augmentation on a removable partial denture may be used if the deficiency is minimal.
He offers in-home denture and partial denture services including fittings, tooth replacement, repair and relines.
Implants can replace one or more teeth, provide support for a partial denture, or be used to attach a full denture.
Treatment options were reimplantation of avulsed tooth, no reimplantation, and prosthodontic replacement of tooth with removable partial denture, minimum preparation bridge, fixed partial denture, ortho-treatment, or implant placement at maturity.
84% (N=27) had the knowledge of Complete Denture, Removable Partial Denture, Fixed Partial denture and Implants respectively.