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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.

com·plete den·ture

a dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture

complete denture

com·plete den·ture

(kom'plēt den'chŭr)
Dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture.

Complete denture

A full set of upper or lower teeth, mounted in a plastic base. Dentures are also called false teeth.

com·plete den·ture

(kom'plēt den'chŭr)
Dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture.
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Comparison between balanced occlusion and canine guidance in complete denture wearers--a clinical, randomized trial.
Also, effective plaque removal requires a degree of manual dexterity that is often lacking, especially in geriatric patients who form the majority in wearing complete dentures.
18 A simplified approach for making complete denture by doing jaw registration at the secondary impression stage without use of face-bow has been suggested to save time and effort without compromising the end result of RCD.
The continuing reduction of the residual alveolar ridge in complete denture wearers: a mixed longitudinal study covering 25 years.
A method for quantifying overall satisfaction of complete dentures patients.
Our study found that Oral hygiene habits become poorer among complete denture wearers with increasing age.
Dimensional change in complete dentures fabricated by injection molding and microwave processing.
The prevalence of Candida albicans in complete denture and removable partial denture wearers: a comparative study.
The study was carried out on 100 patients, with equal number of removable partial and complete denture wearers.
Space was created for the two natural teeth which were present in the complete denture.

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