immediate denture


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im·me·di·ate den·ture

a complete or partial denture constructed for insertion immediately following the removal of natural teeth.

im·me·di·ate den·ture

(i-mē'dē-ăt den'chŭr)
A removable complete or partial denture constructed for insertion immediately following the removal of natural teeth to maintain a normal appearance and the ability to chew food.

im·me·di·ate den·ture

(i-mē'dē-ăt den'chŭr)
Complete or partial denture inserted immediately after removal of natural teeth.
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[3,4] It has been suggested that "transitory" or "temporary" dentures would be more appropriate terminology for immediate dentures. These terms have merit; however, "That which by its inherent nature must sooner or later pass or end" does not define the immediate complete denture.
Vertical dimensions are maintained with immediate dentures.
Immediate dentures are contraindicated for patients with debilitating diseases.
Immediate dentures are contraindicated in patients in which multiple extractions cannot be done because of systemic conditions such as cardiac disturbances, endocrine gland disorders, blood dyscrasias, and those with a slow healing potential.
Immediate dentures are contraindicated for emotionally disturbed individuals.
Immediate dentures are contraindicated for patients whose mental capacities do not allow them to remember post-operative instructions.

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