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embrasure

 [em-bra´zher]
a space continuous with an interproximal space, produced by curvatures of teeth in contact in the same arch; it provides a passage through which food escapes from the occlusal surfaces during mastication.

em·bra·sure

(em-brā'shūr),
In dentistry, an opening that widens outwardly or inwardly; specifically, that space adjacent to the interproximal contact area that spreads toward the facial, gingival, lingual, occlusal, or incisal aspect.
[Fr. an opening in a wall for cannon]

em·bra·sure

(em-brā'shŭr)
dentistry An opening that widens outwardly or inwardly; specifically, that space adjacent to the interproximal contact area that spreads toward the facial, gingival, lingual, occlusal, or incisal aspect.
[Fr. an opening in a wall for cannon]

em·bra·sure

(em-brā'shŭr)
In dentistry, an opening that widens outwardly or inwardly; specifically, that space adjacent to the interproximal contact area that spreads toward facial, gingival, lingual, occlusal, or incisal aspect.
[Fr. an opening in a wall for cannon]
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Tanaka, "The dilemma of the open gingival embrasure," The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, vol.
Type B: emphasized embrasure between thickneck teeth.
In the present situation, a total of three abutments and embrasure clasp were used to support the removable partial denture with the remaining teeth.
* Alignment of anterior teeth to allow more esthetic restorations or successful splinting, while maintaining interproximal bone contour and embrasure form.
Comparison of erich arch bar versus embrasure wires for intraoperative intermaxillary fixation in mandibular fractures.
The Bangalore torpedo people would run up to where the barbed wire was, throw a pole charge across the barbed wire, explode it so that the riflemen could then follow on and fire at the pillbox, which was usually situated at a distance from us, and then the flamethrower would activate his flamethrower at the embrasure, and then the pole charge people would come up and lay their TNT packages against the embrasure and blow a hole in it.
Han dynasty sculpture, as the rare and unusually large seated goose in another window embrasure shows, is all about profile and monumentality (Fig.
The devices are designed to thread between the teeth within the apical embrasure, the triangular space between teeth where a toothpick will wedge.
Similarly, the canine occlusion was determined based on the relationship between the upper permanent canine and the interdental embrasure between the lower permanent canine and lower first premolar.
Second, with the tracing in this position, the occlusal plane is copied 3 mm above the lip embrasure [Figure 19].
A flame-shaped fine diamond bur was used to finish the ceramic margins and to contour the embrasure surfaces.