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prosthodontics

 [pros″tho-don´tiks]
the branch of dentistry concerned with construction of artificial appliances designed to restore and maintain oral function by replacing missing teeth and sometimes other oral structures or parts of the face.

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thō-don'tiks),
The science of and art of providing suitable substitutes for the coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, comfort, and health of the patient may be restored.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

prosthodontics

(prŏs′thə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.

pros′tho·don′tic adj.
pros′tho·don′tist n.

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thŏ-don'tiks)
The science and art of providing suitable substitutes for the coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that existing impaired function, appearance, comfort, and health of the patient may be restored.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thŏ-don'tiks)
Science of providing suitable substitutes for coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, and comfort, may be restored.
Synonym(s): dental prosthetics, prosthodontia.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]
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This is the reason that canine guided occlusion is the most appropriate pattern for orthodontic and prosthodontics rehabilitation planned for younger adults, whereas group functions has been considered better choice for older patients.5 Occlusal interferences which prevent smooth mandibular movements are considered as a potential damage in some subjects while in other it may be un-noticed without any drastic effect on the tissues.
(3) Professor and HOD, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Sciences, KIMSDU, Karad, Maharashtra, India.
Park, "Full mouth rehabilitation of the patient with severely worn dentition: a case report," The Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics, vol.
Preventive prosthodontics emphasizes on procedures that either delay or eliminate inevitable problems.
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(3) Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Many techniques have been employed for the management of gag reflex which include clinical techniques (modified maxillary custom tray, soft blow down splint), prosthodontics management modifying consistency and use of tray with accurate dimensions.4
Carolinas Medical Center's maxillofacial prosthodontics program, the only program of its kind in the region, will provide necessary facial reconstruction for patients in need.
Prosthodontics deals with treatment and correction of defects by providing a pleasing appearance to the patient in addition to speech and mastication.
David Barlett, professor of prosthodontics at King's College London, reportedly warned that healthconscious people could be unwittingly exposing themselves to tooth erosion, unaware of the harm that habitual grazing on acidic fruit can cause.
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