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den·ture

 (dĕn′chər)
n.
1. A partial or complete set of artificial teeth for either the upper or lower jaw. Also called dental plate.
2. often dentures A complete set of removable artificial teeth for both jaws.

[French, from Old French, from dent, tooth; see dentist.]

denture

(ˈdɛntʃə)
n (usually plural)
1. (Dentistry) Also called: dental plate or false teeth a partial or full set of artificial teeth
2. (Dentistry) rare a set of natural teeth
[C19: from French, from dent tooth + -ure]

den•ture

(ˈdɛn tʃər, -tʃʊər)

n.
1. an artificial replacement of one or more teeth.
2. Often dentures. a replacement of all the teeth of one or both jaws.
[1870–75; < French, =dent tooth (see dent2) + -ure -ure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denture - a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teethdenture - a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
bridgework, bridge - a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
false teeth - a removable denture
partial denture - a denture replacing one or more teeth in a dental arch
Translations
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denture

[ˈdentʃəʳ] Ndentadura f denturesdentadura f postiza

den·ture

n. dentadura, prótesis; [artificial] dentadura postiza;
___ plates___ parcial, pop. plancha dental.

denture

n protesis f dental (form), dientes postizos, dentadura postiza
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There were dental codes for tooth-related treatment procedures in addition to complete denture service for either the maxillary or mandibular arch (compliant = [C.
Optimal outcome of complete denture treatment depends on successful integration of prosthesis with patient's oral functions and psychological acceptance of the dentures.
Most of the people were willing to replace the missing teeth with complete denture i.
The immersion cleaning method cited above does not cause abrasion on the complete denture.
Total number of post insertion appointment for occlusal adjustments were tabulated for patients treated with complete denture made with or without facebow.
Overdentures patients had shown better chewing efficiency (1/3 higher) than the complete denture patient and the most important reason to preserve the tooth is that it ultimately preserves the alveolar bone heath and volume.
Satisfaction of the complete denture wearers related to various factors.
From the moment the edentulous patient is fitted with a complete denture, the important phase of oral and denture aftercare begins.
Considering the complexity of complete denture processing, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of polymerization cycle and post-pressing time on the displacement of teeth in maxillary complete dentures.
Ladizesky NH, Ho CF, Chow TW (1992) Reinforcement of complete denture bases with continuous high performance polyethylene fibres.
Upper complete denture was divided into right (Rt) and left (Lt) sides for medication.
Implant retained overdentures and complete dentures for patients with protuberant bony structures or large undercuts

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