transitional denture


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tran·si·tion·al den·ture

a partial denture that is to serve as a temporary prosthesis to which teeth will be added as more teeth are lost, and that will be replaced after postextraction tissue changes have occurred; a transitional denture may become an interim denture when all the teeth have been removed from the dental arch.

tran·si·tion·al den·ture

(tran-zish'ŭn-ăl den'chŭr)
A partial denture that is to serve as a temporary prosthesis to which teeth will be added as more teeth are lost and that will be replaced after postextraction tissue changes have occurred; a transitional denture may become an interim denture when all the teeth have been removed from the affected dental arch.

tran·si·tion·al den·ture

(tran-zish'ŭn-ăl den'chŭr)
Partial denture that serves as a temporary prosthesis to which teeth will be added as more teeth are lost, and that will be replaced after postextraction tissue changes have occurred; may become an interim denture when all teeth have been removed from dental arch.
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