implant superstructure

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im·plant su·per·struc·ture

(im'plant sū'per-strŭk-chŭr)
The portion of a dental implant that attaches to its implant substructure and to a fixed or removable dental prosthesis to support or retain that prosthesis.
Synonym(s): dental implant abutment.
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