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Transitional denture

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Definition

noun

A temporary dental prosthesis used to condition a patient to an artificial tooth (or teeth), while waiting for lasting dental solution, such as a definitive denture


Supplement

This denture is prescribed for the following reasons:

  • aesthetics
  • better chewing or mastication
  • occlusal support


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