cantilever bridge


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can·ti·le·ver bridge

a fixed partial denture in which the pontic is retained only on one side by an abutment tooth.
Synonym(s): extension bridge
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

can·ti·le·ver bridge

(kan'ti-lē-vĕr brij)
A fixed partial bridge denture in which the pontic is retained only on one side by an abutment tooth.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

can·ti·le·ver bridge

(kan'ti-lē-vĕr brij)
Fixed partial denture in which pontic is retained on only one side by an abutment tooth.
Synonym(s): extension bridge.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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