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articulator

 [ahr-tik´u-la″tor]
a device for effecting a jointlike union.
dental articulator a device that simulates movements of the temporomandibular joints or mandible, used in dentistry.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ar·tic·u·la·tor

(ar-tik'yū-lā-tŏr),
A mechanical device that represents the temporomandibular joints and jaw members to which maxillary and mandibular casts may be attached.
Synonym(s): occluding frame
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articulator

(är-tĭk′yə-lā′tər)
n.
1. One that articulates: an articulator of the students' concerns.
2. One of the organs of speech, such as the lips or tongue.
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articulator

A temporomandibular joint-like device used to hold models of teeth in the same alignment as a patient’s jaw, allowing an orthodontist to simulate the relationships of the bite in restorative and diagnostic procedures.
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ar·tic·u·la·tor

(ahr-tik'yū-lā-tŏr)
A mechanical device that represents the temporomandibular joints and jaw members to which maxillary and mandibular casts may be attached; used in the fabrication and testing of dentures.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ar·tic·u·la·tor

(ahr-tik'yū-lā-tŏr)
Mechanical device that represents temporomandibular joints and jaw members to which maxillary and mandibular casts may be attached.
Synonym(s): occluding frame.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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After closing the spaces, study models were made for an evaluation of the maxillomandibular relationship and reassembly in the articulator. Twisted turbo 0.021x0.025" was installed intercuspally with 1/8" to intermaxillary elastics (medium strength) (Figure 5).
The respondents were asked about the use of PPDs and pre-procedural mouth rinses for the patient, hand washing method and techniques, disinfection of impression, operatory area, dental casts, impression trays, other laboratory tools like facebow, articulators, wax knives, etc, taking medical history and screening of the patient, vaccination status of the individuals, waste disposal system and knowledge related to infection control measures and protocol to be followed after exposure.
Occlusal splints were made in the articulator (anterior and posterior occlusal determinants were set to average values: sagittal condylar inclination 30[degrees], Bennett angle 15[degrees], immediate side shift 0 mm, incisal guide angle 35[degrees]) from cold curing acrylic resin (Orthosin Uni, Schutz Dental, Rosbach, Germany), with final heat-pressure polymerization (Ivomat IP3, Ivoclar Vivadent, Schaan, Liechtenstein).
Articulator Lite is a web-based NLG toolkit that allows users who might not be specialist developers to build their own NLG applications using many of the key functionalities of Arria's rich technology suite.
One drawback of this method is the time required to mount the models in an articulator. If the models are hand held for the scanning of a buccal bite, errors can readily occur.
Ceramic buildup was done and selective grinding was done on the articulator using FGP thus, reducing chair-side time.
The use of a facebow and a semi adjustable articulator has been recommended conventionally to create a balanced articulation for a successful RCD.3-5,11
In her examples, she shows that Japanese speakers and English speakers use different articulators to produce vowel sounds.
An alternative representation to the ways previously described corresponds to the use of information on the movement of articulators instead of using only information of the acoustic signal.
Needles, "Mandibular movements and articulator design," The Journal of the American Dental Association, vol.
His new mandate may be his most important to date: Temer was recently nominated "political articulator," and will act as a mediator between the government and various parties.