artificial tooth


artificial tooth
false tooth, dental implant resembling a real tooth made to fill the space of a missing tooth

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • tooth — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fang, tusk, canine, incisor, molar, cuspid, bicuspid, eyetooth, grinder (inf.), chopper (inf.); tine, cog; taste, relish; fondness. See sharpness, convexity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A dental process]… …   English dictionary for students

  • tooth — n. 1) to cut, get teeth (babies are often fretful when they are cutting teeth) 2) to brush (esp. AE), clean one s teeth 3) to cap; drill; extract, pull, take out; fill a tooth 4) to pick one s teeth 5) to clench, gnash, grind, grit one s teeth 6) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tooth — noun (plural teeth) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tōth; akin to Old High German zand tooth, Latin dent , dens, Greek odont , odous Date: before 12th century 1. a. one of the hard bony appendages that are borne on the jaws or in many …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • artificial crown — a restoration made of metal alone, metal with a veneer of porcelain or resin, or porcelain or resin alone that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the clinical crown of a tooth; it may be attached to a prepared tooth stump, to one partially… …   Medical dictionary

  • cuspless tooth — any tooth deprived of a cusp; particularly an artificial tooth designed without cuspal prominences on the occlusal surface …   Medical dictionary

  • Goslee tooth — an interchangeable artificial tooth attached to a metal base …   Medical dictionary

  • metal insert tooth — an artificial tooth, usually of acrylic resin, containing an inserted ribbon of metal or a cutting blade in the occlusal surface, with one edge exposed; sometimes used in removable dentures …   Medical dictionary

  • Dog-tooth — For other uses, see Dogtooth (disambiguation). Dog tooth ornament A dog tooth or dogtooth pattern , in architecture, is an ornament found in the moldings of medieval work of the commencement of the 12th century, which is thought to have been… …   Wikipedia

  • pivot tooth — noun or pivot crown : an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by a pivot * * * Dentistry. (formerly) an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by pivoting. [1835 45, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary