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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.

fixed par·tial den·ture

a restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by the patient or dentist; it is permanently attached to natural teeth or roots that furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) , fixed bridge

fix·ed par·tial den·ture

(fikst pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
A restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by the patient or dentist; it is permanently attached to natural teeth or roots, which furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) .

fix·ed par·tial den·ture

(fikst pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
Restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by patient or dentist; permanently attached to natural teeth or roots that furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) , fixed bridge.
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Increased antibacterial activity of Zinc polycarboxylate cement by the addition of chlorhexidine gluconate in fixed prosthodontics. Int J Prosthodont 2005; 18: 377-382.
Procedures that result in increased CRR: Unrestorable teeth that have been compromised by caries, trauma, or extensive wear require surgical crown lengthening to increase the length of clinical crown before fixed prosthodontic therapy can be initiated.
Hence it was decided to know the individual steps involved in the fixed prosthodontics preclinical training different from clinical settings, in which such procedures will be performed.
Does exposure to a procedural video enhance preclinical dental student performance in fixed prosthodontics? J Dent Educ 2008;72(1):67-71.
Gingival displacement for impression making in fixed prosthodontics: contemporary principles, materials, and techniques.Dent Clin North Am 2014; 58:45-68.
Provisional Restorative Materials In Fixed Prosthodontics: A Comprehensive Review.
A 20 years old male patient reported to Fixed Prosthodontics Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia with a chief complaint of endodontic treated fractured left lower second molar (Fig 1).
Knowing that ceramic restoration is highly abrasive to enamel, this may be attributed to the increased awareness toward restoring extraction spaces and from overdoing of fixed prosthodontics by dentists.35
Quality of Final Impressions and Prescriptions for Fixed Prosthodontics. Int J Prosthodont Restor Dent 2013; 3(3): 87-91
Fixed Prosthodontics treatment present excellent satisfaction regarding both patient as well as dentist.
Provisional restorations in fixed prosthodontics sub- stantiate this concept.21