fixed partial denture


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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.

fixed par·tial den·ture

a restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by the patient or dentist; it is permanently attached to natural teeth or roots that furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) , fixed bridge

fixed partial denture

a partial denture permanently held in position by attachments to adjacent prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants.

fix·ed par·tial den·ture

(fikst pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
A restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by the patient or dentist; it is permanently attached to natural teeth or roots, which furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) .

fix·ed par·tial den·ture

(fikst pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
Restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by patient or dentist; permanently attached to natural teeth or roots that furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) , fixed bridge.

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