HyperDic: dental_appliance

English > 1 sense of the expression dental appliance:
NOUNartifactdental appliancea device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
English > dental appliance: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth.
Categorydentistry, dental medicine, odontologyThe branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
Narrowerbite plate, biteplateA removable dental appliance that is worn in the palate for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
brace, braces, orthodontic bracesAn appliance that corrects dental irregularities
crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap(dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
denture, dental plate, plateA dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
filling(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth
retainerA dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishaparato dental, prótesis dental
Catalanaparell dental, pròtesi dental

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