Category: Denture Terms

Adaptation 0


Adaptation is the act or process of adapting; the state of being adapted. Adaptation is the act of purposefully adapting two surfaces to provide intimate contact. Adaptation is the progressive adjustive changes in sensitivity...

Acute closed lock 0

Acute closed lock

Acute closed lock is a form of temporomandibular joint dysfunction characterized by limitation in jaw movement caused by anterior displacement of the intra-articular disc and associate with pain, limitation of jaw opening to 25...

Activator 0


Activator is a removable orthodontic prosthesis intended to stimulate perioral muscles. Activator is any chemical agent which triggers an initiator chemical to begin a chemical reaction. It is a substance used in small proportions...

Activated resin 0

Activated resin

Activated resin is a resin whose polymerization is initiated by a chemical activator.

Acrylic resin veneer 0

Acrylic resin veneer

Acrylic resin veneer is usually referring to fixed dental prosthesis, the veneering or lamination of the facial and/or buccal surfaces of a crown or fixed dental prosthesis using acrylic resin. The intention of such...

Acrylic resin 0

Acrylic resin

Acrylic resin is pertaining to polymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, or acrylonitrile; for example, acrylic fibers or acrylic resins. Acrylic resin is any of a group of thermoplastic resins made by polymerizing esters...

Acquired occlusal position 0

Acquired occlusal position

Acquired occlusal position is the relationship of teeth in maximum intercuspation regardless of jaw position.

Acquired eccentric relation 0

Acquired eccentric relation

Acquired eccentric relation is any eccentric relationship position of the mandible relative to the maxilla, whether conditioned or learned by habit, which will bring the teeth into contact.

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