Retainers, Dental, Fixed Prosthesis
Definition : Retainers designed to fit onto the abutments (e.g., supporting teeth) and support through a connector the artificial teeth (i.e., pontics) of a fixed dental prosthesis. These retainers are typically metallic castings, bands, or wires; they are an integral part of complete or partial (e.g., complete or partial crown, onlay) dental prostheses.
Entry Terms : "Dental Retainers, Fixed Prosthesis" , "Fixed Dental Prosthesis Retainers"
UMDC code : 23644