recontour


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re·con·tour

(rē-kontūr)
Reshaping a tooth or a restoration to remove marginal excess and to restore natural anatomic form.
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Volunteers will remove the old road bed and recontour the landscape to its natural slope.
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A knife edge ridge was exposed, thin knife like edges resorb shortly after implant insertion, if not before.5 An osteoplasty was performed to recontour the bone so the crest is broad enough to have a blood supply from the underlying trabecular bone.
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Over the years, a number of non-surgical and surgical techniques were used either to recontour or reconstruct the interdental papilla.
12 to recontour gingival margin of the tooth which had also moved along with the tooth.
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The much-refined action features a jeweled bolt body, extractor, follower and rail, hollow bolt knob with two checkered teardrops, recontoured and checkered bolt-release button, recontoured tang and custom bottom metal with inside-the-bow release button.