Definition of Partial denture

1. Noun. A denture replacing one or more teeth in a dental arch.

Generic synonyms: Dental Plate, Denture, Plate

Medical Definition of Partial denture

1. A dental prosthesis which restores one or more, but less than all, of the natural teeth and/or associated parts and which is supported by the teeth and/or the mucosa; it may be removable or fixed. Synonym: bridgework. Distal extension, a removable partial denture that is retained by natural teeth at one end of the denture base segments only, and in which a portion of the functional load is carried by the residual ridge. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Partial Denture

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partial denture (current term)
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Literary usage of Partial denture

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1. Transactions of the Odontological Society of Pennsylvania by Odontological Society of Pennsylvania (1895)
"possibility of inserting a partial denture, and even admitting that it was, a small clasp plate could have been constructed, and it would have been many ..."

2. Mechanical side of anatomical articulation by George Wood Clapp (1910)
"But allowing for such limitations, the stability and usefulness of the partial denture may bo greatly increased by this method and by so articulating the ..."

3. A Manual of Dental Prosthetics by George Henry Wilson (1920)
"In a few cases the partial denture may be retained by atmospheric pressure, adhesion by contact, or by the spring plate; but usually the best results are ..."

4. A Manual of Dental Prosthetics by George Henry Wilson (1917)
"In a few cases the partial denture may be retained by atmospheric pressure, adhesion by contact, or by the spring plate; but usually the best results are ..."

5. The Practice of Dentistry: A Practical Treatise Upon the Generalpractice of by Leo Greenbaum, Max Greenbaum (1912)
"When the partial denture is retained by clasps it is to be constructed of somewhat heavier gauge metal, 26 gauge iridio-platinum being used for the second ..."

6. Dominion Dental Journal (1903)
"... partial denture—probably the four front teeth are lost, and there is not sufficient room to put in the size teeth which the ca<e demands—it is often ..."

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