splinting

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splinting

 [splint´ing]
1. treatment by use of a splint.
2. in dentistry, the application of a fixed restoration to join two or more teeth into a single rigid unit for stabilization.
3. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the stabilization, immobilization, and/or protection of an injured body part with a supportive appliance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

splint·ing

(splint'ing),
1. Application of a splint or treatment using a splint.
2. In dentistry, the joining of two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part, as from a fracture or other injury.
4. In psychiatry, the exercise by family, friends, or coworkers of the various strategies designed to minimize the impairment and increase the functional level of a person with diminished higher cortical function.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

splint·ing

(splint'ing)
1. Treatment using a splint.
2. In dentistry, joining two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part.
4. In psychiatry, the exercise by family, friends, or coworkers of the various strategies designed to minimize the impairment and increase the functional level of a person with diminished higher cortical function.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

splint·ing

(splint'ing)
1. In dentistry, joining of two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
2. Application of a splint or treatment using a splint.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The stress-control on abutment is an essential factor for the success of distal extension cast partial denture which is achieved through dual impression technique, broad coverage and stable denture base, rigid design, physiologic shimming, splinting of abutments, proper selection of attachment and clasp design.
(5) The stress-control on abutment is an essential factor for the success of distal extension cast partial denture which is achieved through broad coverage and stable denture base, rigid design, splinting of abutments, proper selection of attachment and clasp design.
Stress control on the abutment is an essential factor for the success of distal extension cast partial denture which is achieved through dual impression technique, broad coverage , stable denture base , rigid design , physiologic shimming, splinting of abutments, proper selection of attachments.