Tooth arrangement | definition of tooth arrangement by Medical dictionary
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1. the placement of teeth on a denture base with definite objectives in mind;
2. the setting of teeth on temporary bases.
tooth ar·range·ment (tūth ă-rānjmĕnt)
1. Placement of teeth on a denture base with definite objectives in mind.
2. Setting of teeth on temporary bases.
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This article describes a method for fabricating an internally weighted mandibular complete denture using a cast metal insert in a processed denture base and neutral zone recording for tooth arrangement
. The design and position of the metal base is customized for an optimal esthetic and functional outcome, and allows for conventional reline procedures.
Regardless of implant availability, physiologically optimal denture contours and physiologically appropriate denture tooth arrangement
should be achieved to maximize prosthesis stability, comfort and function for patients.
Remedial actions included improving the denture retention and correcting the errors in tooth arrangement
and occlusal balancing.