"Dental Prosthesis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- Dental Prosthesis
- Prosthesis, Dental
- Dental Prostheses
- Prostheses, Dental
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