overdenture

(from the article `denture`) Improved stability is sometimes obtained with overdentures, appliances that use remaining teeth and roots for support. An added advantage of ...
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overdenture

(o″vәr-den┬┤chәr) a complete denture supported both by mucosa and by a few remaining natural teeth that have been altered, as by insertion of a long or short coping, to permit the denture to fit over them.
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Overdenture

A removable denture that fits over a small number of remaining natural teeth and/or implants. The natural teeth must have sufficient bone to provide stability and support for the denture.
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overdenture

A removable prosthetic device that overlies and may be supported by retained tooth roots or implants.
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Overdenture

A removable prosthetic device that overlies and may be supported by retained tooth roots or implants.
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Overdenture

An overdenture is a type of denture that is secured by precision dental attachments. The attachments are placed in tooth roots or dental implants which have been placed specifically for the overdenture attachment. Types of overdentures include bar joint dentures and telescopic dentures.
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overdenture

Synonym for overlay denture ... A complete denture that is supported by both soft tissue and natural teeth that have been altered so as to permit the denture to fit over them. The altered teeth may have been fitted with short or long copings, locking devices, or connecting bars. ... Synonym: bar joint denture, hybrid prosthesis, overdenture, telesc...
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overdenture

Type: Term Pronunciation: ō′vĕr-den′chūr Synonyms: overlay denture
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