Category: Denture Terms

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Acquired centric

Acquired centric is a relationship of the mandible to the maxilla other than centric relation.

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Acquire

Acquire is to obtain as one’s own; to come to have as a new or additional trait, characteristic or capability. Acquire is attained with time.

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Acid etched fixed partial denture

Acid etched fixed partial denture is also known as acid etched bridge. It is a fixed dental prosthesis that is luted to tooth structures, primarily enamel, which has been etched to provide mechanical retention...

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Acid etched bridge

Acid etched bridge is a fixed dental prosthesis that is luted to tooth structures, primarily enamel, which has been etched to provide mechanical retention for the resin cement. Early design incorporated perforations on the...

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Acid etched bonded splint

Acid etched bonded splint is a fixed splint made of heavy wire, fibrous resin materials or/and cast metal that is bonded to the labial or lingual surface of natural teeth with an acid etch...

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Achromatopsia

Achromatopsia is monochromatism. It is a type of monochromatism in which all colors are perceived as achromatic, called also achromatism, total color perception deficiency.

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Achromatic

Achromatic is lacking in hue and saturation, therefore falling into a series of colors that varies only in lightness or brightness. It is possessing no hue; being or involving black, gray or white.

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Acentric relation

Acentric relation is any relationship of the mandible to the maxilla other than centric relation.

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Accretion

Accretion is the process of enlargement or growth by a gradual build-up. In periodontics, the accumulation on teeth or dental implants of foreign material such as plaque, calculus, and materia alba.

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Accelerator

Accelerator is a substance that speeds a chemical reaction. In physiology, a nerve, muscle, or substance that quickens movement or response.

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