fixed partial denture


fixed partial denture
a prosthetic dental appliance that replaces lost teeth and is held in position by attachments to adjacent prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants. Called also bridge and fixed bridge.

Fixed partial denture.


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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