Archive for the ‘ Prosthodontic Terms ’ Category

Transepithelial

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Transepithelial is penetrating or passing through the epithelium, as in a dental implant.

Transepithelial abutment

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Transepithelial abutment is the dental implant abutment that passes through the epithelium and attaches to the dental prosthesis.

Transfer coping

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Transfer coping is a metallic, acrylic resin, or other covering or cap used to position a die in an impression.

Transit dose

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Transit dose is a measure of the primary radiation transmitted through the patient and measured at a point on the central ray at some point beyond the patient.

Transitional contour

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Transitional contour : with respect to any restoration supported by a dental implant, the external form achieved between the abutment and the implant body.

Transitional denture

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Transitional denture is a removable dental prosthesis serving as an interim prosthesis to which artificial teeth will be added as natural teeth are lost and that will be replaced after postextraction tissue changes have occurred. A transitional denture may become an interim complete dental prosthesis when all of the natural teeth have been removed from the dental arch.

Transition denture. - denturesguide.com

Transition denture. – denturesguide.com

Translation

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Translation is that motion of a rigid body in which a straight line passing through any two points always remains parallel to its initial position. The motion may be described as a sliding or gliding motion.

Translatory movement

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Translatory movement is the motion of a body at any instant when all points within the body are moving at the same velocity and in the same direction.

Translucency

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Translucency is having the appearance between complete opacity and complete transparency; partially opaque.

Transluscent

Transluscent

Transmucosal

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Transmucosal is passing through the gingiva or oral mucosa.