dental appliance

Definitions of dental appliance

n a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth

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bite plate, biteplate
a removable dental appliance that is worn in the palate for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
brace, braces, orthodontic braces
an appliance that corrects dental irregularities
cap, crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown
(dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
dental plate, denture, plate
a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth
a dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment
bridge, bridgework
a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
false teeth
a removable denture
(dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
partial denture
a denture replacing one or more teeth in a dental arch
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an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

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