prosthodontic


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pros·tho·don·tics

 (prŏs′thə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.


pros′tho·don′tic adj.
pros′tho·don′tist n.
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Adj.1.prosthodontic - of or relating to prosthodontics
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This cross sectional study was conducted at the Prosthodontic and Periodontology department of Islamabad Dental Hospital, IMandDC, Islamabad, after approval from the Institutional Review Board, dental section, IMandDC.
Subjects referred from the outpatients department to the prosthodontic clinic and fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria with some missing teeth in one or both jaws were invited to participate in the study.
Emerson selected for their excellence in making prosthodontic products such as dental veneers, crowns, partial dentures and implants.
Lack of awareness of different prosthodontic treatment options among people living in rural villages prevents them from availing treatment even though there are many government-setups that offer treatment free of cost.
Some elderly with disabilities are suitable to receive a full range of dental procedures, including prosthodontic treatment.
The gag reflex also called as gagging is viewed as a normal, defensive, physiological mechanism that happens so as to forestall foreign bodies or toxic materials from getting entry to pharynx, larynx or trachea.1 A prosthodontist commonly encounters patients with gagging while providing prosthodontic treatment.2,3 Various stimulating or triggering factors of gag reflex in prosthodontic patients are reported in the literature but broadly the gag reflex has been classified as either somatogenic or psychogenic.4,5 Somatogenic gagging starts from insufficient retention of the prosthesis, thick posterior borders of the denture, inadequate posterior seal, lack of tongue space and malocclusion.
Tribune News Network - Doha : MORE than 85,000 patients received care at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) dental clinics last year, including specialised services such as periodontal care and implants, orthodontic services, prosthodontic procedures, oral surgery, and endodontic and restorative treatments.
Last year, upwards of 85,000 patients received care at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) dental clinics, undergoing a number of specialized services including periodontalcare andimplants, orthodontic services, prosthodontic procedures, oral surgery, and endodontic and restorative treatments.
According to Dr al-Sayed, about 85,000 patients received care at HMC's dental clinics in 2017, undergoing a number of specialised services including periodontal care and implants, orthodontic services, prosthodontic procedures, oral surgery, and endodontic and restorative treatments.
Patients who applied for prosthodontic treatment at the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry of Kharkiv National Medical University (Ukraine) and agreed to participate in the study were organized into three groups:
First RTG of the TMD structures should be performed before prosthodontic treatment, with the mandible position, that patient is acustomed to.