vibrating line


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vi·brat·ing line

the imaginary line across the posterior part of the palate, marking the division between the movable and immovable tissues.

vi·brat·ing line

(vī'brāt-ing līn)
The imaginary line across the posterior part of the palate, marking the division between the movable and immovable tissues.

vi·brat·ing line

(vī'brāt-ing līn)
Imaginary line across posterior part of palate; division between movable and immovable tissues.
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Foveae palatinae, commonly written as fovea palatine or palatine fovea, are two small pits or depressions in the posterior aspect of the palatal mucosa, one on each side of the midline, at or near the attachment of the soft palate to the hard palate.1 They are at border of the maxillary complete dentures.2 They are located in close proximity to the vibrating line and are always in the soft palate mucosa.
Existing literature points to a variable location of the foveae in relation to the vibrating line. It has been reported that position of the foveae may either be at, posterior to or anterior to the vibrating line.5,6
They concluded that large percentage of schools were teaching a combination of phonation with other methods for locating the vibrating line, 1 vibrating line concept for establishing the postpalatal seal, place the posterior termination of the maxillary denture on the vibrating line.
dental schools were teaching the phonation method or the phonation method in combination with other methods and one vibrating line concept for determining the location of the vibrating line.