denture stability


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den·ture sta·bil·i·ty

the quality of a denture to be firm, steady, constant, and resistant to change of position when functional forces are applied.
Synonym(s): stabilization (2)

den·ture sta·bil·ity

(den'chŭr stă-bil'i-tē)
The capacity of a denture to be firm, steady, constant, and resist change of position when functional forces are applied.
Synonym(s): stabilization (2) .

den·ture sta·bil·ity

(den'chŭr stă-bil'i-tē)
Quality of a denture to be firm, steady, constant, and resistant to change of position when functional forces are applied.
Synonym(s): stabilization (2) .
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Lack of denture stability and retention can cause social embarrassment if prosthesis dislodges during common functions; they ultimately could impair a person's ability or willingness to speak or eat, particularly in public.
Patients who had been provided with dentures fabricated with neutral zone technique were more comfortable, able to speak properly with ease and their denture stability was better than pa- tients provided with complete dentures fabricated by the conventional technique.
However alveoloplasty should be performed only when there is a definite indication for the procedure as this procedure affects the quantity of denture foundation and therefore denture stability (4).