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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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Denture retention adhesive (FIXON denture adhesive, ICPA) was prescribed initially to make the denture more comfortable and make the child to use it.
Request Of Proposal For Supply of expendable medical stores Gum Paint (Stolin), Plunger Nerve Canal Set of 6 assorted, Gluma Desensitizer, Lucitone Veined Material, Denture Adhesive Powder (Fitty Dent, Denture Cleansing Tablet, GP Cartridge 20G, Cheerio (Medicated Oral Gel, Pro-taper Paper Points F3 used in treatment of dental patients
No significant difference between efficiency of both groups, the PVM-MA based (Control Group) and CC based (Experimental Group) denture adhesive, was observed.
On February 23, 2011, the FDA identified the problem and sent a letter out to denture adhesive manufacturers in a quest for a solution (FDA.
To help make the initial learning process easier, use a small amount of denture adhesive (no more than three or four pea-sized dabs on each denture) to help stabilise the dentures and help hold them in place.
The study was conducted by a marketing firm for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), maker of a denture adhesive cream called Polident.
Beat it: See your dentist to check your fitting or invest in stronger denture adhesive, such as Poligrip Ultra Denture Fixative Cream (PS2.
BEAT IT: See your dentist to check your fitting, or invest in stronger denture adhesive such as Poligrip Ultra Denture Fixative Cream (Boots).
The composition is bioerodible, not a denture adhesive, and substantially free of polybutene with a molecular weight of approximately 300-3000 when the composition is not an article, and is applied to dentures.
To alleviate the discomfort and to control over the slippage, a denture adhesive may be applied to the denture.
The effect of a denture adhesive on the oral mucosa and vertical dimension of complete denture patients.