dental prosthetics


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pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thō-don'tiks),
The science of and art of providing suitable substitutes for the coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, comfort, and health of the patient may be restored.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

dental prosthetics

The dental specialty dealing with the needs of patients with missing teeth or with abnormal maxillofacial or oral structures.
Synonym: prosthodontology
See also: prosthetics

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thŏ-don'tiks)
Science of providing suitable substitutes for coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, and comfort, may be restored.
Synonym(s): dental prosthetics, prosthodontia.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]
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To further enhance its market leadership and competitiveness, the Company has boosted its financial resources and will continue to strengthen investment in research and development and innovation, cooperate with technical institutions to recruit outstanding professional technical talent and continue to introduce high value-added products and services to meet the escalating demand for dental prosthetics. While striving for sustainable organic growth, the Company will actively capture high-tech dental related business and investment opportunities, explore cooperation and investment opportunities in the health industry and continue to invest in high-end medical equipment, to the end of enhancing its scale and profitability."
* technological advances in the field of dental prosthetics
The application of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing -- or CAD/CAM -- to dental prosthetics foreshadows a revolution in dentistry, researchers say.
Dental prosthetic treatments offer a more permanent solution than ndodontic treatments mainly due to recent technological advancements, such as CAD/CAM dentistry in prosthetics.
The Group is optimistic about the long-term outlook of the dental prosthetics market in the PRC, particularly in view of the rising living standard causing surge in sugar consumption by the citizens and thereby faster dental decay among the general public and the increasing awareness of cosmetics, which together are expected to induce augmenting demand for dental prosthesis.
Digital dental radiology is quickly becoming the standard of care in the Air Force, and computer assisted design/computer assisted manufacture of dental prosthetics has dramatically reduced a patient's time in the chair.
It takes lab techs to make the necessary dental prosthetics for patients.
Emerson has the skill to provide patients with dental prosthetics that attach more permanently and naturally than any style of denture.