A denture replacing all natural teeth and associated structures in both the maxilla and mandible.
An appliance used as an artificial or prosthetic replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It does not include CROWNS; DENTAL ABUTMENTS; nor TOOTH, ARTIFICIAL.
The plan, delineation, and location of actual structural elements of dentures. The design can relate to retainers, stress-breakers, occlusal rests, flanges, framework, lingual or palatal bars, reciprocal arms, etc.
The part of a denture that overlies the soft tissue and supports the supplied teeth and is supported in turn by abutment teeth or the residual alveolar ridge. It is usually made of resins or metal or their combination.
A complete denture replacing all the natural maxillary teeth and associated maxillary structures. It is completely supported by the oral tissue and underlying maxillary bone.
A partial denture designed and constructed to be removed readily from the mouth.
Inflammation of the mouth due to denture irritation.
A complete denture replacing all the natural mandibular teeth and associated structures. It is completely supported by the oral tissue and underlying mandibular bone.
The retention of a denture in place by design, device, or adhesion.
Substances used to clean dentures; they are usually alkaline peroxides or hypochlorites, may contain enzymes and release oxygen. Use also for sonic action cleaners.
Material applied to the tissue side of a denture to provide a soft lining to the parts of a denture coming in contact with soft tissue. It cushions contact of the denture with the tissues.
Removable prosthesis constructed over natural teeth or implanted studs.
A partial denture attached to prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants by cementation.
A denture replacing one or more (but not all) natural teeth. It is supported and retained by underlying tissue and some or all of the remaining teeth.
A fabricated tooth substituting for a natural tooth in a prosthesis. It is usually made of porcelain or plastic.
The process of refitting a denture by replacing the denture base material without changing the occlusal relations of the teeth. Rebasing may include adding to the denture base to compensate for resorptive changes to subjacent structures.
A commonly used prosthesis that results in a strong, permanent restoration. It consists of an electrolytically etched cast-metal retainer that is cemented (bonded), using resins, to adjacent teeth whose enamel was previously acid-treated (acid-etched). This type of bridgework is sometimes referred to as a Maryland bridge.
Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
The rear surface of an upright primate from the shoulders to the hip, or the dorsal surface of tetrapods.
The process of reuniting or replacing broken or worn parts of a denture.
Materials used in the production of dental bases, restorations, impressions, prostheses, etc.
The total absence of teeth from either the mandible or the maxilla, but not both. Total absence of teeth from both is MOUTH, EDENTULOUS. Partial absence of teeth in either is JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY.
Polymerized methyl methacrylate monomers which are used as sheets, moulding, extrusion powders, surface coating resins, emulsion polymers, fibers, inks, and films (From International Labor Organization, 1983). This material is also used in tooth implants, bone cements, and hard corneal contact lenses.
Any system of defining ownership of dentures or dental prostheses.
Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.
Natural teeth or teeth roots used as anchorage for a fixed or removable denture or other prosthesis (such as an implant) serving the same purpose.
Absence of teeth from a portion of the mandible and/or maxilla.
A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
The description and measurement of the various factors that produce physical stress upon dental restorations, prostheses, or appliances, materials associated with them, or the natural oral structures.
The process of producing a form or impression made of metal or plaster using a mold.
The quality or state of being able to be bent or creased repeatedly. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Metal devices for fastening together two or more parts of dental prostheses for stabilizing or retaining them by attachment to abutment teeth. For a precision attachment for a partial denture DENTURE PRECISION ATTACHMENT is available.
Dental occlusion in which the occlusal contact of the teeth on the working side of the jaw is accompanied by the harmonious contact of the teeth on the opposite (balancing) side. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p556)
Procedure of producing an imprint or negative likeness of the teeth and/or edentulous areas. Impressions are made in plastic material which becomes hardened or set while in contact with the tissue. They are later filled with plaster of Paris or artificial stone to produce a facsimile of the oral structures present. Impressions may be made of a full complement of teeth, of areas where some teeth have been removed, or in a mouth from which all teeth have been extracted. (Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
A precision device used for attaching a fixed or removable partial denture to the crown of an abutment tooth or a restoration. One type is the intracoronal attachment and the other type is the extracoronal attachment. It consists of a female portion within the coronal portion of the crown of an abutment and a fitted male portion attached to the denture proper. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p85; from Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p264)
Specific alloys not less than 85% chromium and nickel or cobalt, with traces of either nickel or cobalt, molybdenum, and other substances. They are used in partial dentures, orthopedic implants, etc.
The methyl ester of methacrylic acid. It polymerizes easily to form POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE. It is used as a bone cement.
A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.
The act and process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
The methyl esters of methacrylic acid that polymerize easily and are used as tissue cements, dental materials, and absorbent for biological substances.
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
Coloring, shading, or tinting of prosthetic components, devices, and materials.
Inability or inadequacy of a dental restoration or prosthesis to perform as expected.
The selected form given to a natural tooth when it is reduced by instrumentation to receive a prosthesis (e.g., artificial crown or a retainer for a fixed or removable prosthesis). The selection of the form is guided by clinical circumstances and physical properties of the materials that make up the prosthesis. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p239)
Occlusal wear of the surfaces of restorations and surface wear of dentures.
Mechanical devices that simulate the temporomandibular joints and jaws to which maxillary and mandibular casts are attached. The entire assembly attempts to reproduce the movements of the mandible and the various tooth-to-tooth relationships that accompany those movements.
General or unspecified injuries to the posterior part of the trunk. It includes injuries to the muscles of the back.
A partial denture intended for short-term use in a temporary or emergency situation.
Creation of a smooth and glossy surface finish on a denture or amalgam.
The placing of a body or a part thereof into a liquid.
Chemical reaction in which monomeric components are combined to form POLYMERS (e.g., POLYMETHYLMETHACRYLATE).
Accumulations of microflora that lead to pathological plaque and calculus which cause PERIODONTAL DISEASES. It can be considered a type of BIOFILMS. It is subtly distinguished from the protective DENTAL PELLICLE.
An artificial replacement for one or more natural teeth or part of a tooth, or associated structures, ranging from a portion of a tooth to a complete denture. The dental prosthesis is used for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both. DENTURES and specific types of dentures are also available. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p244 & Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p643)
Chemicals especially for use on instruments to destroy pathogenic organisms. (Boucher, Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Presentation devices used for patient education and technique training in dentistry.
Inorganic or organic salts and esters of boric acid.
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
Substances used to create an impression, or negative reproduction, of the teeth and dental arches. These materials include dental plasters and cements, metallic oxide pastes, silicone base materials, or elastomeric materials.
Silicon polymers that contain alternate silicon and oxygen atoms in linear or cyclic molecular structures.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum from the UHF (ultrahigh frequency) radio waves and extending into the INFRARED RAYS frequencies.
Facilities for the performance of services related to dental treatment but not done directly in the patient's mouth.
Acrylic acids or acrylates which are substituted in the C-2 position with a methyl group.
The force applied by the masticatory muscles in dental occlusion.
Restorations of metal, porcelain, or plastic made to fit a cavity preparation, then cemented into the tooth. Onlays are restorations which fit into cavity preparations and overlay the occlusal surface of a tooth or teeth. Onlays are retained by frictional or mechanical factors.
A registration of any positional relationship of the mandible in reference to the maxillae. These records may be any of the many vertical, horizontal, or orientation relations. (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry)
Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.
Individuals who fabricate and fit DENTURES without the supervision of DENTISTS. (from Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed) They may or may not have formal education in health sciences, but are well versed in the art of constructing dentures.
Infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth by a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The act of cleaning teeth with a brush to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay. (From Webster, 3d ed)
A disinfectant and topical anti-infective agent used also as mouthwash to prevent oral plaque.
A type of porcelain used in dental restorations, either jacket crowns or inlays, artificial teeth, or metal-ceramic crowns. It is essentially a mixture of particles of feldspar and quartz, the feldspar melting first and providing a glass matrix for the quartz. Dental porcelain is produced by mixing ceramic powder (a mixture of quartz, kaolin, pigments, opacifiers, a suitable flux, and other substances) with distilled water. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
A mixture of liquid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. It is used as laxative, lubricant, ointment base, and emollient.
The location of the maxillary and the mandibular condyles when they are in their most posterior and superior positions in their fossae of the temporomandibular joint.
The visually perceived property of objects created by absorption or reflection of specific wavelengths of light.
Solutions for rinsing the mouth, possessing cleansing, germicidal, or palliative properties. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues (properly collagen-derived adhesives), mucilages, sticky pastes, gums, resins, or latex.
Skills, techniques, standards, and principles used to improve the art and symmetry of the teeth and face to improve the appearance as well as the function of the teeth, mouth, and face. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p108)
A complex sulfated polymer of galactose units, extracted from Gelidium cartilagineum, Gracilaria confervoides, and related red algae. It is used as a gel in the preparation of solid culture media for microorganisms, as a bulk laxative, in making emulsions, and as a supporting medium for immunodiffusion and immunoelectrophoresis.
A mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions for use in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.
Contraction of the muscle of the PHARYNX caused by stimulation of sensory receptors on the SOFT PALATE, by psychic stimuli, or systemically by drugs.
The field of dentistry involved in procedures for designing and constructing dental appliances. It includes also the application of any technology to the field of dentistry.
The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
The relationship of all the components of the masticatory system in normal function. It has special reference to the position and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth for the highest efficiency during the excursive movements of the jaw that are essential for mastication. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p556, p472)
Cationic bactericidal surfactant used as a topical antiseptic for skin, wounds, mucous membranes, instruments, etc.; and also as a component in mouthwash and lozenges.
Surgical formation of an external opening (stoma) into the esophagus.
The length of the face determined by the distance of separation of jaws. Occlusal vertical dimension (OVD or VDO) or contact vertical dimension is the lower face height with the teeth in centric occlusion. Rest vertical dimension (VDR) is the lower face height measured from a chin point to a point just below the nose, with the mandible in rest position. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p250)
Polymers of silicone that are formed by crosslinking and treatment with amorphous silica to increase strength. They have properties similar to vulcanized natural rubber, in that they stretch under tension, retract rapidly, and fully recover to their original dimensions upon release. They are used in the encapsulation of surgical membranes and implants.
Polymers where the main polymer chain comprises recurring amide groups. These compounds are generally formed from combinations of diamines, diacids, and amino acids and yield fibers, sheeting, or extruded forms used in textiles, gels, filters, sutures, contact lenses, and other biomaterials.
The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.
Compounds similar to hydrocarbons in which a tetravalent silicon atom replaces the carbon atom. They are very reactive, ignite in air, and form useful derivatives.
A solution used for irrigating the mouth in xerostomia and as a substitute for saliva.
Numerical expression indicating the measure of stiffness in a material. It is defined by the ratio of stress in a unit area of substance to the resulting deformation (strain). This allows the behavior of a material under load (such as bone) to be calculated.
Methylester of cellulose. Methylcellulose is used as an emulsifying and suspending agent in cosmetics, pharmaceutics and the chemical industry. It is used therapeutically as a bulk laxative.
Hard, amorphous, brittle, inorganic, usually transparent, polymerous silicate of basic oxides, usually potassium or sodium. It is used in the form of hard sheets, vessels, tubing, fibers, ceramics, beads, etc.
The quality or state of being wettable or the degree to which something can be wet. This is also the ability of any solid surface to be wetted when in contact with a liquid whose surface tension is reduced so that the liquid spreads over the surface of the solid.
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of the elderly for proper maintenance or treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.
Lining of the ORAL CAVITY, including mucosa on the GUMS; the PALATE; the LIP; the CHEEK; floor of the mouth; and other structures. The mucosa is generally a nonkeratinized stratified squamous EPITHELIUM covering muscle, bone, or glands but can show varying degree of keratinization at specific locations.
An adhesion procedure for orthodontic attachments, such as plastic DENTAL CROWNS. This process usually includes the application of an adhesive material (DENTAL CEMENTS) and letting it harden in-place by light or chemical curing.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Water-soluble low-molecular-weight polymers of acrylic or methacrylic acid that form solid, insoluble products when mixed with specially prepared ZnO powder. The resulting cement adheres to dental enamel and is also used as a luting agent.
Inorganic compounds that contain carbon as an integral part of the molecule but are not derived from hydrocarbons.
Surgical restoration of a perforated tympanic membrane by grafting. (Dorland, 28th ed.)
It is used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
A partial denture constructed before the teeth it replaces are removed. It is then inserted immediately after the removal of the natural teeth for functional and cosmetic reasons during the healing process. It is to be replaced later by the fitted partial denture.
The maximum stress a material subjected to a stretching load can withstand without tearing. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed, p2001)
Contact between opposing teeth during a person's habitual bite.
Method for measuring viral infectivity and multiplication in CULTURED CELLS. Clear lysed areas or plaques develop as the VIRAL PARTICLES are released from the infected cells during incubation. With some VIRUSES, the cells are killed by a cytopathic effect; with others, the infected cells are not killed but can be detected by their hemadsorptive ability. Sometimes the plaque cells contain VIRAL ANTIGENS which can be measured by IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE.
The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.
The structure that forms the roof of the mouth. It consists of the anterior hard palate (PALATE, HARD) and the posterior soft palate (PALATE, SOFT).
Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.
A dark-gray, metallic element of widespread distribution but occurring in small amounts; atomic number, 22; atomic weight, 47.90; symbol, Ti; specific gravity, 4.5; used for fixation of fractures. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
Abnormal concretion or calcified deposit that forms around the teeth or dental prostheses.
Break or rupture of a tooth or tooth root.
The mechanical property of material that determines its resistance to force. HARDNESS TESTS measure this property.
One of a pair of irregularly shaped bones that form the upper jaw. A maxillary bone provides tooth sockets for the superior teeth, forms part of the ORBIT, and contains the MAXILLARY SINUS.
Horizontal and, to a lesser degree, axial movement of a tooth in response to normal forces, as in occlusion. It refers also to the movability of a tooth resulting from loss of all or a portion of its attachment and supportive apparatus, as seen in periodontitis, occlusal trauma, and periodontosis. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p507 & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p313)
A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; vulvovaginal candidiasis (CANDIDIASIS, VULVOVAGINAL), and thrush (see CANDIDIASIS, ORAL). (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Decreased salivary flow.
A unicellular budding fungus which is the principal pathogenic species causing CANDIDIASIS (moniliasis).
Zirconium. A rather rare metallic element, atomic number 40, atomic weight 91.22, symbol Zr. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or other types of cells. The variety of media that exist allow for the culturing of specific microorganisms and cell types, such as differential media, selective media, test media, and defined media. Solid media consist of liquid media that have been solidified with an agent such as AGAR or GELATIN.
A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
A complete denture constructed for replacement of natural teeth immediately after their removal. It does not fit the mouth perfectly and is intended only for functional and cosmetic purposes during the healing process after total extraction. It is to be replaced by the fitted permanent denture.
Substances used on humans and other animals that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. They are distinguished from DISINFECTANTS, which are used on inanimate objects.
Alloys that contain a high percentage of gold. They are used in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.
The failure to retain teeth as a result of disease or injury.
Rendering pathogens harmless through the use of heat, antiseptics, antibacterial agents, etc.
The degree of approximation or fit of filling material or dental prosthetic to the tooth surface. A close marginal adaptation and seal at the interface is important for successful dental restorations.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal CELLS or SPORES capable of growth on solid CULTURE MEDIA. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in AIR; FOOD; and WATER; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.
Preprosthetic surgery involving rib, cartilage, or iliac crest bone grafts, usually autologous, or synthetic implants for rebuilding the alveolar ridge.
Polymers of high molecular weight which at some stage are capable of being molded and then harden to form useful components.
Inorganic compounds that contain silicon as an integral part of the molecule.
The study of muscles and the movement of the human body. In holistic medicine it is the balance of movement and the interaction of a person's energy systems. Applied kinesiology is the name given by its inventor, Dr. George Goodheart, to the system of applying muscle testing diagnostically and therapeutically to different aspects of health care. (Thorsons Introductory Guide to Kinesiology, 1992, p13)
A group of thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers containing polyisocyanate. They are used as ELASTOMERS, as coatings, as fibers and as foams.
The study of the energy of electrons ejected from matter by the photoelectric effect, i.e., as a direct result of absorption of energy from electromagnetic radiation. As the energies of the electrons are characteristic of a specific element, the measurement of the energy of these electrons is a technique used to determine the chemical composition of surfaces.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic BACTERIA, found in the human NASOPHARYNX and in the normal flora of the respiratory tissues in DOLPHINS. It is occasionally pathogenic for humans and pathogenic for MICE. (Bergey's Manual of Systemic Bacteriology, 1st edition, p295)
Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) having a sharp incisal edge for cutting food and a single root, which occurs in man both as a deciduous and a permanent tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p820)
Process of growing viruses in live animals, plants, or cultured cells.
A prosthesis or restoration placed for a limited period, from several days to several months, which is designed to seal the tooth and maintain its position until a permanent restoration (DENTAL RESTORATION, PERMANENT) will replace it. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
The use of a treatment material (tissue conditioner) to re-establish tone and health to irritated oral soft tissue, usually applied to the edentulous alveolar ridge.
Methods of preparing tissue specimens for visualization using an electron microscope, usually a scanning electron microscope. The methods involve the creation of exact copies of the specimens by making a mold or cast (i.e., replica) of the specimen.
A species of MITOSPORIC FUNGI that is a major cause of SEPTICEMIA and disseminated CANDIDIASIS, especially in patients with LYMPHOMA; LEUKEMIA; and DIABETES MELLITUS. It is also found as part of the normal human mucocutaneous flora.
A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)
Proteins which bind calmodulin. They are found in many tissues and have a variety of functions including F-actin cross-linking properties, inhibition of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase and calcium and magnesium ATPases.
The use of computers for designing and/or manufacturing of anything, including drugs, surgical procedures, orthotics, and prosthetics.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Historical term for a chronic, but fluctuating, disorder beginning in early life and characterized by recurrent and multiple somatic complaints not apparently due to physical illness. This diagnosis is not used in contemporary practice.
Encrustations, formed from microbes (bacteria, algae, fungi, plankton, or protozoa) embedding in extracellular polymers, that adhere to surfaces such as teeth (DENTAL DEPOSITS); PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; and catheters. Biofilms are prevented from forming by treating surfaces with DENTIFRICES; DISINFECTANTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS; and antifouling agents.
Proteins to which calcium ions are bound. They can act as transport proteins, regulator proteins, or activator proteins. They typically contain EF HAND MOTIFS.
Synthetic resins, containing an inert filler, that are widely used in dentistry.
A computer based method of simulating or analyzing the behavior of structures or components.
A property of the surface of an object that makes it stick to another surface.
A condition of persistent pain and discomfort in the BACK and the LEG following lumbar surgery, often seen in patients enrolled in pain centers.
The use of a layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or acrylic resin, applied to the surface of natural teeth, crowns, or pontics by fusion, cementation, or mechanical retention.
Photographic techniques used in ORTHODONTICS; DENTAL ESTHETICS; and patient education.
Water in its gaseous state. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A temporary or persistent opening in the eardrum (TYMPANIC MEMBRANE). Clinical signs depend on the size, location, and associated pathological condition.
Any technique by which an unknown color is evaluated in terms of standard colors. The technique may be visual, photoelectric, or indirect by means of spectrophotometry. It is used in chemistry and physics. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
A heat-stable, low-molecular-weight activator protein found mainly in the brain and heart. The binding of calcium ions to this protein allows this protein to bind to cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases and to adenyl cyclase with subsequent activation. Thereby this protein modulates cyclic AMP and cyclic GMP levels.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the body.
Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.
An oxide of aluminum, occurring in nature as various minerals such as bauxite, corundum, etc. It is used as an adsorbent, desiccating agent, and catalyst, and in the manufacture of dental cements and refractories.
Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
The parts of fungi.
Silicone polymers which consist of silicon atoms substituted with methyl groups and linked by oxygen atoms. They comprise a series of biocompatible materials used as liquids, gels or solids; as film for artificial membranes, gels for implants, and liquids for drug vehicles; and as antifoaming agents.
The oval-shaped oral cavity located at the apex of the digestive tract and consisting of two parts: the vestibule and the oral cavity proper.
The maximum compression a material can withstand without failure. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed, p427)
Individuals responsible for fabrication of dental appliances.
Usually a written medical and nursing care program designed for a particular patient.
VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.
Materials incorporated mechanically in plastics (usually PVC) to increase flexibility, workability or distensibility; due to the non-chemical inclusion, plasticizers leach out from the plastic and are found in body fluids and the general environment.
A calcium salt that is used for a variety of purposes including: building materials, as a desiccant, in dentistry as an impression material, cast, or die, and in medicine for immobilizing casts and as a tablet excipient. It exists in various forms and states of hydration. Plaster of Paris is a mixture of powdered and heat-treated gypsum.
A test to determine the relative hardness of a metal, mineral, or other material according to one of several scales, such as Brinell, Mohs, Rockwell, Vickers, or Shore. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Dentifrices that are formulated into a paste form. They typically contain abrasives, HUMECTANTS; DETERGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; and CARIOSTATIC AGENTS.
Electrophoresis in which a polyacrylamide gel is used as the diffusion medium.
The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.
One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)
The internal resistance of a material to moving some parts of it parallel to a fixed plane, in contrast to stretching (TENSILE STRENGTH) or compression (COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH). Ionic crystals are brittle because, when subjected to shear, ions of the same charge are brought next to each other, which causes repulsion.
Physicochemical property of fimbriated (FIMBRIAE, BACTERIAL) and non-fimbriated bacteria of attaching to cells, tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in bacterial colonization and pathogenicity.
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Economic aspects of the dental profession and dental care.
A film that attaches to teeth, often causing DENTAL CARIES and GINGIVITIS. It is composed of MUCINS, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.
A method of producing a high-quality scan by digitizing and subtracting the images produced by high- and low-energy x-rays.
Preparation of TOOTH surfaces, and of materials bonded to teeth or DENTAL IMPLANTS, with agents and methods which roughen the surface to facilitate adhesion. Agents include phosphoric or other acids (ACID ETCHING, DENTAL) and methods include LASERS.
Bites inflicted by humans.
Material from which the casting mold is made in the fabrication of gold or cobalt-chromium castings. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p168)
Presence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably higher than an accustomed norm.
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  • Whether you're missing a single tooth or experiencing pain from slipping dentures, mini dental implants can be a faster way to regain your beautiful smile. (glenburniecosmeticdentist.com)
  • Have you ever considered natural-looking, permanent dental implants instead of uncomfortable dentures? (unioncosmeticdentist.com)
  • In addition to holding crowns, implants can be used to support partial dentures and 'overlay' dentures, where the appliance is supported by implants but can be removed. (vermontperio.com)
  • Four implants supporting a bar upon which the denture clips. (vermontperio.com)
  • Dental implants look, feel, and function like natural teeth, and offer a tremendous improvement in comfort, speech, eating, and convenience over conventional partial and full dentures. (vermontperio.com)
  • Our traditional dental impression materials, tools and kits can help you efficiently create accurate dental impressions for a variety of applications, including crowns, bridges, inlays, overlays and implants. (amdainternational.com)
  • Visits to prosthodontists (dentists who specialize in mouth reconstructions, such as crowns, fixed bridges, dentures, and implants) and cosmetic or esthetic dentists (those who repair and enhance teeth through whitening, veneer application, or attachment of permanent restorations) increased from the 1990s into the twenty-first century. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Implants, dentures, and partial dentures also replace missing teeth. (encyclopedia.com)
  • As a general dentist, we regularly hear rave reviews from our patients who have switched from dentures to implants. (alluredentistry.com)
  • Life with dental bridges and dental implants can be far more convenient than it is when wearing dentures. (alluredentistry.com)
  • If all or most of the teeth are missing, implants may be placed to fix a permanent, in place, full-mouth fixture or denture. (marilynkjonesdds.com)
  • Once established, implants are firmly set into the bone making them more natural than dentures or conventional bridges, with none of the shifting that dentures normally display. (marilynkjonesdds.com)
  • If dentures are causing you problems, you may consider dental implants. (newyorkcitycosmeticdentist.com)
  • Unlike dentures, which can be removed, Dr. Rastegar offers dental implants that are permanently anchored into the jaw itself. (newyorkcitycosmeticdentist.com)
  • Congenital and acquired tooth loss in adults from dental caries, periodontal disease or trauma can be managed using conventional dental treatments involving artificial teeth, such as fixed dental bridges, removable dentures and dental implants. (healthcanal.com)
  • Various therapies for tooth loss have been already established using conventional dental treatments involving artificial teeth, such as fixed dental bridges, removable dentures and dental implants. (healthcanal.com)
  • In any case, it is likely that even if implants are contemplated, they would be used as supports for a removable prosthesis, and a transitional acrylic partial denture can be retro-fitted with implant attachments later if the additional support and retention is determined to be advantageous. (justanswer.com)
  • This is used in the context of a fixed bridge (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the bridge), partial removable dentures (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the denture) and in dental implants (the abutment is used to attach prosthesis such as a crown to the dental implant fixture). (ariadental.net.au)
  • 18. Fixed vs Removable Need for hygiene access when the implants emerge through poor quality mucosaSuch tissues are more difficult to maintain in a healthy conditionand when implants emerge through poorly keratinized unattachedmucosa removable overlay dentures are recommended becauseoral hygiene access is easier for the patient. (ffofr.org)
  • Complete dentures consist of two main parts, namely the artificial teeth and the denture base. (coniferen.nu)
  • Remove all posterior teeth about 1-3 months before making immediate denture. (coniferen.nu)
  • At Herald Square Dental and The Denture Center, we want you to have the straight teeth and beautiful smile you desire. (newyorkcitycosmeticdentist.com)
  • After bite adjustment and hinge bite you will have a protective hinge bite, that is balanced left to right side on the back teeth. (yourdentalspecialist.com.au)
  • Before - Missing back teeth with removable partial denture. (yourdentalspecialist.com.au)
  • Occlusal bite adjustment or spot grinding of back teeth to create mini flat helicopter landing pads for the points or cusps to create a protective hinge bite on the back teeth - left to right sides. (yourdentalspecialist.com.au)
  • Services provided by the clinic include dental examinations, hygienist services, ultrasonic scaling and polishing, fillings and extractions, gum disease treatments, root canal therapy, the placement of crowns, bridges and veneers to improve the appearance of the patient's smile, fitting complete and partial dentures, fitting gum shields to prevent dental injury and erosion and teeth whitening using take home trays. (whatclinic.com)
  • Device that holds a removable partial denture to stationary teeth. (fairviewinsurance.com)
  • We will also take x-rays, which includes the panoramic x-ray for proper diagnosis of the front and back teeth, as well as the bite-wing series of x-rays for proper diagnosis of decay in back teeth. (coppercountrydentistry.com)
  • They can be used on either front or back teeth. (coppercountrydentistry.com)
  • Restoring Back Teeth - Crowns, Onlays and Inlays Explained The cusp is the pointed or rounded projection on the chewing surface of the tooth. (smilealmaden.com)
  • Dentures Complete or partial dentures can replace your missing teeth and give you the confidence to smile. (smilealmaden.com)
  • Dentures can be used to replace teeth that have been lost due to trauma, decay, or gum disease. (smilealmaden.com)
  • Getting fitted for a denture bridge requires the manual modification of the teeth on either side the bridge. (marilynkjonesdds.com)
  • removable bridge (partial denture) is a prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth on a framework that can be removed by the patient. (nadent.com)
  • That part of a denture that makes contact with soft tissue and retains the artificial teeth. (nadent.com)
  • We polish and prepare the teeth with a fine etching, then cover them with a composite overlay. (fostercitycosmeticdentistry.com)
  • As we learned in 2018's 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' Freddie Mercury had four extra teeth in the back of his mouth, and credited them for his vocal ability. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Implant retained dentures won't slip, and are a long-lasting solution to missing teeth. (fortworthfalseteeth.com)
  • If you're interested in natural-looking false teeth, Flower Mound area dentures dentist Rodger Song, D.D.S. has solutions. (fortworthfalseteeth.com)
  • Fused porcelain to metal is still in use, but usually for back teeth where biting forces are higher and the crown won't be as noticeable as on front teeth. (moydental.com)
  • Bonding also refers to how a filling, orthodontic appliance or some fixed partial dentures are attached to teeth. (edentalsolutions.net)
  • Denture - An artificial substitute for natural teeth and adjacent tissues. (edentalsolutions.net)
  • Fixed Partial Denture (Bridge) - A fixed partial denture is a prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or attached to the abutment teeth or implant abutments adjacent to the space. (edentalsolutions.net)
  • Full-Mouth X-Rays - A combination of 14 or more periapical and 4 bitewing films of the back teeth. (edentalsolutions.net)
  • In his logic, he is determined that he will find someone who can create a partial denture while also keeping these front teeth. (justanswer.com)
  • This type of prosthetic device can also have teeth added to it if additional natural teeth are lost, or overlaid over any remaining tooth roots if your father chooses not to extract them and they are not currently infected. (justanswer.com)
  • If you are looking for dental inlays and overlays, for teeth restoration, or improving your decayed teeth, consult a cosmetic dental surgeon. (bestlaptopbookmarks.info)
  • To do this, a very thin piece of metal or tooth-colored material is overlaid and bonded onto the back of the adjacent teeth. (sufferncosmeticdentist.com)
  • For the final rehabilitation, a new maxillary complete denture with metal occlusal surfaces will be made as well as metaloceramic crowns with metal occlusal using intraradicular retention with cast posts. (bvsalud.org)
  • Custom trays are used to take final impressions for full dentures, inlays, crowns, bridges, and some removable partial dentures. (amdainternational.com)
  • This case report describes the temporary rehabilitation of a maxillary complete edentulous bruxist patient with excessive tooth wear on his lower jaw, seeking treatment at the Removable Prosthodontics Department at State University of Ponta Grossa to replace his upper complete denture. (bvsalud.org)
  • This tooth may need a composite resin overlay, porcelain veneer or ideally a crown to create a left protective bite. (yourdentalspecialist.com.au)
  • Partial dentures are dental appliances that have more than one artificial tooth inserted into a metal framework. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Tooth colored overlay on the visible portion of a crown. (fairviewinsurance.com)
  • What Can I Use to Glue a Tooth on a Denture? (prv.pl)
  • Abutment - A tooth (or implant) that supports a dental prosthesis such as a bridge or denture. (edentalsolutions.net)
  • Complete denture success for patients and dentists(2003). (coniferen.nu)
  • In cases where the lower jaw is too far back, dentists find a significant reduction in the signs and symptoms of TM disorders when the jaw is repositioned forward with a splint or a functional orthopedic appliance. (arringtonfamilydentistry.com)
  • Bridges or Dentures? (prv.pl)
  • If you're interested in natural-looking bridges and dentures, look no further than Mostafa Khattab, D.D.S. who practices in the Corona, California area. (morenovalleycosmeticdentistry.com)
  • If you're interested in natural-looking bridges and dentures, look no further than Andrew Mortensen, D.D.S. who practices in the Fountain Valley, California area. (newportbeachcosmeticdentist.com)
  • If you're interested in natural-looking bridges and dentures, look no further than Edward Mitoma, D.D.S. who practices in the Livermore, California area. (livermorecosmeticdentistry.com)
  • The intraoral scan is even overlayed over a CBCT image when virtually designing implant placement and fabricating surgical guide based on that virtual treatment plan. (coppercountrydentistry.com)
  • Considering the overall advantages patients can expect to benefit from as a result of choosing a dental implant, they are better able to enjoy a healthier lifestyle without the restrictions many denture wearers face. (marilynkjonesdds.com)
  • If your dentures need repair, call New York area dentures dentist Dr. Ian Pasch immediately. (newyorkcitycosmeticdentist.com)
  • Although the neuromuscular dentist does not claim to treat neck, back, shoulder, or arm pain , patients are pleased how frequently these problems can be relieved. (dentistinfo.com)
  • Patients may call our family dentist office worried that they did something to cause their dentures to fit incorrectly, when in actuality, they only need to be adjusted so they can fit perfectly. (alluredentistry.com)
  • For natural-looking prosthodontics, Moreno Valley area dentures dentist John Shea, D.D.S. has extensive experience. (morenovalleycosmeticdentistry.com)
  • Corona area dentures dentist Dr. Mostafa Khattab can replace worn out dentures with top quality custom made, state-of-the-art dentures that blend with your skin, hair and even eye color. (morenovalleycosmeticdentistry.com)
  • These treatments that are part of cosmetic dentistry solutions that will bring back health and vitality to a patient's natural smile. (practitionerwa.com)
  • As a cosmetic dentistry office, we can provide you with alternatives to dentures if you are interested in a more permanent and convenient solution. (alluredentistry.com)
  • The single maxillary denture is a complex prosthesis that requires a complete understanding of the basics of denture occlusion. (coniferen.nu)
  • During your orthodontic treatment, your orthodontist will refer you back to Your Dental Specialist for an occlusal bite evaluation and for further recommendations in the management of your treatment. (yourdentalspecialist.com.au)
  • The optical scanner obtains a precise digital model, a model which may be used for crafting a crown, partial denture, or a bite splint/occlusal guard. (coppercountrydentistry.com)
  • Three-dimensional processing deformation of three denture base materials The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Volume 110, Issue 6, 2013, pp. 1919;41:292-305. (coniferen.nu)
  • By putting the temporomandibular joint back into alignment and placing the jaw into its optimal position, neuromuscular dentistry can alleviate most headache problems related to TMJ, muscle, nerve and joint disorders. (dentistinfo.com)
  • At Allure Dentistry can answer any questions you have regarding denture care. (alluredentistry.com)
  • Allure Dentistry warns patients to avoid doing the following, since this can permanently damage dentures and reduce the likelihood that they can be repaired. (alluredentistry.com)
  • If you're looking for dentures that look great and last, look no further than Shea Family Dentistry located in the Moreno Valley, CA area. (morenovalleycosmeticdentistry.com)
  • Traditional dentistry relies on impressions to create dentures. (castlehillcosmeticdentist.com.au)
  • Neuromuscular dentistry eliminates many of the problems commonly associated with dentures including difficulty chewing and speaking, and can extend the length of time that the dentures will fit properly before they must be replaced. (castlehillcosmeticdentist.com.au)
  • The result is a more complete approach which can resolve painful conditions such as temporomandibular joint disorders and provide more comfortable and longer lasting solutions to other dental needs such as dentures and smile makeovers. (castlehillcosmeticdentist.com.au)
  • Safe Home Repair: Dentures - Bridgework. (prv.pl)
  • R of denture to vertical movement away from tissues. (coniferen.nu)
  • A soft denture liner is placed in the part of a denture base that contacts tissues. (1stdentures.com)
  • Persons with dry mouth usually have difficulty wearing dentures due to pain and irritation caused by the hard denture surface rubbing against underlying tissues that are not lubricated with adequate saliva. (1stdentures.com)
  • Nearly all impression materials are acceptable for full-denture impressions. (amdainternational.com)
  • There are several steps involved in installing a soft denture liner, such as impressions and various laboratory procedures. (1stdentures.com)
  • The retentive quality of an extracoronal clasp varies with the alloy, physical form, location on the abutment, a … For edentulous patients, successful denture therapy is influenced by the biomechanical phenomena of support, stability, and retention. (coniferen.nu)
  • For edentulous patients, successful denture therapy is influenced by the biomechanical phenomena of support, stability, and retention. (coniferen.nu)
  • These individuals may have a low threshold for pain, and/or the gum tissue that overlays jawbone is usually thinner than normal and does not resist pressure well. (1stdentures.com)
  • When such tissue is compressed between hard jawbone and hard denture plastic, pain is easily elicited. (1stdentures.com)
  • Alternatives are composite resins and gold or porcelain overlays. (avesis.com)
  • Although an atrophic alveolar ridge may necessitate some compensatory measures, such as the ongoing use of a denture adhesive, it is a workable alternative that your father will accept. (justanswer.com)
  • A new complete denture was made and the implementation of an overlay removable partial denture was proposed to be made to the lower arch, which provided aesthetics and function to the patient until the completion of the definitive work. (bvsalud.org)
  • In the maxillae, the horizontal portion of the hard palate lateral to the midline raphe should provide support for complete dentures. (coniferen.nu)
  • Assess extensions Retention of complete dentures Deepthi P Ramachandran. (coniferen.nu)
  • 1. complete dentures retention and stability The Effect of Surface Contact in the Retention of a Denture. (coniferen.nu)
  • A contemporary review of the factors involved in complete denture retention, stability, and support. (coniferen.nu)
  • Targets of Impression making in complete denture( 2010). (coniferen.nu)
  • 37 Clinically acceptable extension of the lingual border is a key factor to enhance the retention of the mandibular complete denture. (coniferen.nu)
  • C. Preliminary impression for a complete denture. (amdainternational.com)
  • Because impaired saliva production allows a very significant collection of microorganisms to buildup in the mouth, this usually results in unacceptable contamination of porous soft denture liners unless meticulous oral hygiene is maintained. (1stdentures.com)
  • Having a ' bad bite ' ( malocclusion ) causes an imbalance in the jaw-to-skull relationship, which in turn twists the jaw into a strained position that refers pain to the muscles in the neck, shoulders, and back . (dentistinfo.com)
  • Your bite will be back to its normal position, relieving the ringing in your ears that was caused by the misaligned bite. (dentistinfo.com)
  • This shrinkage can also make adequate fit of a partial or full denture difficult. (vermontperio.com)
  • Conventional full dentures, particularly lower dentures, are often loose, and offer only marginal chewing ability. (vermontperio.com)
  • Untitled (We construct the chorus of missing persons) , a monochrome photographic image with this phrase overlaid in large type, is typical of her work from the early 1980s for which she became well known. (fnewsmagazine.com)
  • An impression is made for the purpose of achieving a few properties and characteristics in the denture to be fabricated. (coniferen.nu)
  • If possible, keep denture or bridge in your mouth. (prv.pl)
  • If you're looking for dentures that look great and last, look no further than Robert F. Tanne, DMD, PA located in the Livingston, NJ area. (unioncosmeticdentist.com)
  • If you're looking for denture repair in the Fountain Valley area, our team at Andrew G. Mortensen, DDS, Inc. offers friendly service. (newportbeachcosmeticdentist.com)
  • If you're looking for dentures that look great and last, look no further than Richard B. Scott, D.D.S. located in the Anaheim, CA area. (newportbeachcosmeticdentist.com)
  • If you're looking for dentures that look great and last, look no further than Pier 210 Dental Group located in the Auburn, CA area. (rocklincosmeticdentist.com)
  • Check stability, retention and support - put the denture under force and check for movement, see if you can displace it. (coniferen.nu)
  • as protrusion, withdrawal, rowing the tongue and display of a wide range of continuous exaggerated movements offer poor prognosis and influence the retention and stability of the denture. (coniferen.nu)
  • ridge, retention of the mandibular denture will be poor. (coniferen.nu)
  • A modified Kapur scale for evaluating denture retention and stability: methodology study. (coniferen.nu)
  • 3. Note denture snaps onto retention bar. (coniferen.nu)
  • If need be, an acrylic base transitional partial denture can be constructed that will serve well until your father is prepared to embark upon a more ambitious prosthetic treatment plan. (justanswer.com)
  • This should not be a deterrent to making a functional acrylic base partial denture. (justanswer.com)
  • That was all I could do back then, and I added some math, the unlikelihood of facial alignment given all of the other coincidental intersection of the features. (pieceofmindful.com)
  • TMJ x-rays are important to see if the condyles (top of the lower jaw bone) are too far back where they would be impinging on the nerves and blood vessels at the back of the socket where the jaw bone fits into the skull. (arringtonfamilydentistry.com)
  • As an overpronator myself, and I discovered my stiff prescribed orthotics to do more damage than fine, triggering foot, knee, and lower back pressure. (ipl.org)
  • As it turns out, it's been incredible hard patching this nearly 60-year-old body back together again. (biotoxinjourney.com)
  • If a soft denture liner becomes contaminated with disease-causing microorganisms (a fungus for example), it may not be possible to decontaminate the denture without having to replace the denture liner. (1stdentures.com)