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.
71) Thus in front of Peterborough Tower the plan includes the same but narrower crownwork counterscarp proposed in NMM P43 fol.