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Rebasing

Procedure to replace the entire denture base material on an existing prosthesis.

Relining

Procedure to resurface the tissue side of a partial or full denture so that it fits more accurately

Resorption

The body's process of eliminating existing bone or hard tissue structure.

Endosteal

Implant surgically embedded into the bone.

Osseointegration

The process of introducing certain metals, such as titanium, into living bone and forming a biocompatible bond with living bone.

Rest

Metal projection on or near the retainer of a partial denture

Stent

Clear acrylic template positioned over the alveolar ridge to guide in the proper angulation. And axis for drilling into the bone and placing the implant

Transosteal

Type of implant in which the metal frame work is surgically inserted through the inferior border of the mandible

Titanium

Type of metal used for implants

Subperiosteal

Type of implant with a metal frame that is placed under the periosteum but on top of the bone.