path of insertion


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path of in·ser·tion

the direction in which a dental prosthesis is placed on or removed from the supporting tissues or abutment teeth.
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path of in·ser·tion

(path in-sĕrshŭn)
Trajectory during insertion of a prosthesis that correctly positions it in relation to the adjacent oral tissues.
Synonym(s): path of placement.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012