crownwork


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crownwork

(ˈkraʊnˌwɜːk)
n
1. (Dentistry)
a. the manufacture of artificial crowns for teeth
b. such an artificial crown or crowns
2. (Fortifications) fortifications a covering or protective outwork
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crownwork - (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
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A bad bite can break off natural teeth and crownwork, lead to tooth over-sensitivity, as well as a parafunction of the digestive apparatus, respiration, speech, cause headaches and problems with the stomach, and many other things.