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prosthodontics

 [pros″tho-don´tiks]
the branch of dentistry concerned with construction of artificial appliances designed to restore and maintain oral function by replacing missing teeth and sometimes other oral structures or parts of the face.

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thō-don'tiks),
The science of and art of providing suitable substitutes for the coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, comfort, and health of the patient may be restored.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

prosthodontics

/pros·tho·don·tics/ (pros″thah-don´tiks) the branch of dentistry dealing with construction of artificial appliances designed to restore and maintain oral function by replacing missing teeth and sometimes other oral structures or parts of the face.

prosthodontics

(prŏs′thə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.

pros′tho·don′tic adj.
pros′tho·don′tist n.

prosthodontics

[pros′thədon′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, prosthesis + odous, tooth
a branch of dentistry devoted to the construction of artificial appliances that replace missing teeth or restore parts of the face.

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thŏ-don'tiks)
The science and art of providing suitable substitutes for the coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that existing impaired function, appearance, comfort, and health of the patient may be restored.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thŏ-don'tiks)
Science of providing suitable substitutes for coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, and comfort, may be restored.
Synonym(s): dental prosthetics, prosthodontia.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

prosthodontics (pros´thōdon´tiks),

n the part of dentistry pertaining to the restoration and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of the patient by the replacement of missing teeth and contiguous tissues with artificial substitutes. It has three main branches: removable prosthodontics, fixed prosthodontics, and maxillofacial prosthetics.
prosthodontics, fixed,
n the branch of prosthodontics concerned with the replacement or restoration of teeth by artificial substitutes that are not readily removable.

prosthodontics

a specialty in dentistry concerned with the restoration of damaged or missing teeth.
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