postpalatal 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.

post·pal·a·tal seal

(pōst-pală-tăl sēl)
Slightly raised area on the posterior border of a maxillary removable dental prosthesis that slightly displaces soft tissue so as to facilitate retention of the prosthesis.

postpalatal seal,

postpalatal seal, area,
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91% were carving the shape of postpalatal seal according to palapation (Table-1).
This kind of several surveys have been conducted in different countries of the world regarding the concepts and techniques used for establishing postpalatal seal in maxillary dentures.
S, where majority of dental schools 95% were teaching to carve postpalatal seal in maxillary cast.