posterior palatal seal

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pos·te·ri·or pal·a·tal seal

the seal at the posterior border of a denture.
See also: posterior palatal seal area.

posterior palatal seal

A seal at the posterior border of a denture.
See also: seal

pos·te·ri·or pal·a·tal seal

(pos-tērē-ŏr pală-tăl sēl)
Seal at posterior border of a denture.
Synonym(s): palatal seal.
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3 Moreover, according to the results of this study, the technician was expected to carve the posterior palatal seal in 68% of the cases, survey the cast in 78% of the cases and decide the finishing and contouring details of acrylic work for up to 86% of the cases.
4 Maxillary den-ture needs extension of the posterior denture base to produce a posterior palatal seal.
5 Another technique involves the addition of autopolymerizing resin onto the posterior palatal seal area directly in the mouth.
Carving postpalatal palatal seal on the maxillary cast###