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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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The acceptance of dental implants and other advanced treatment modalities other than the conventional complete denture and removable partial denture options in the elderly population might be increased by providing further knowledge and awareness and promoting oral health in general.
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The wax up of framework of the removable partial denture was done, matrices of the attachments were attached to the wax pattern.
Removable partial denture for missing mandibular posterior teeth.
a TechNique for fabricaTiNG PaT- TerNs for reMovable ParTial deNTure fraMeWorks usiNG diGiTiZed casTs aNd elecTroNic surveyiNG.

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