dental prosthesis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dental prosthesis: dental prosthetics

den·tal pros·the·sis

an artificial replacement of one or more teeth and/or associated structures.
See also: denture.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

den·tal pros·the·sis

(dentăl pros-thēsis)
Artificial replacement of one or more teeth and/or associated structures.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

den·tal pros·the·sis

(dentăl pros-thēsis)
Artificial replacement of teeth and associated dental or alveolar structures.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Table 2 shows that 8.7% of respondents had severe tooth loss and 23.9% had absence of functional dentitions, while 23.9% used some type of dental prosthesis and 32.4% needed a prosthesis.
Overall, dental and dental prosthesis biofilm are similar in terms of complexity and microbial variation.
Polishing materials for example, brushes, wheels, pumice, polishing buff and burs used in finishing of dental prosthesis prepared in dental laboratories can transmit different infectious agents and are possible sources of cross contamination for dental laboratory technicians, dentists and for patients.2
Thus, the findings of the pres- ent study are in conformity with the German study Whereas lots of studies 30, 31 revealed a significant association between uses of dental prosthesis and age, our study showed that uses of removable and fixed partial denture were significantly higher in patients younger than 65 years, in contrast, complete denture utilization was significantly higher among those who aged 65 and above.
The last treatment option remaining was rehabilitation with ovate pontics supported fixed dental prosthesis for the extracted teeth.
Unfortunately, in developing countries like ours, there is lack of awareness about significance of natural dentition replacement.3 Due to this reason mostly patients do not seek replacement of missing teeth even if it is strongly recommended.3 Age, gender, education, socioeconomic status, location and number of missing teeth are the basic grounds on which one's awareness and selection of different dental prosthesis roots.4 Financial barriers for the selection of specific Prosthodontics modality is the one which plays an influential role in the community like ours.
Farrar device the fixed dental prosthesis.2005;(1);94:38-39.
Key Words: Complications, Removable Dental Prosthesis, Removable partial Dentures.
Key Words: Choice of material, Fixed dental prosthesis, Prosthodontic treatment