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Therapy and cost schedule
Detailed list itemizing the planned restoration measures. This must be submitted to the public health insurance provider before beginning treatment or, in the case of a private health insurance provider, in order to clarify the sum to be reimbursed.
Temporary denture
Temporary restoration of prepared teeth or tooth gaps as well as transitional prosthesis for the undisturbed healing of fresh extraction wounds before the final restoration is incorporated.
Telescopic crown
Type of double crown whose primary crown cemented in the mouth is equipped with parallel surfaces. Through friction force, the primary crown fastens the secondary crown – and thus the prosthesis attached to it –, in the mouth and in situ (cf. joint prosthesis).
Telescopic restoration
Claspless, removable denture that is fixed in the mouth using telescopic crowns.
Types of dental restorations
A distinction is made between removable dental restorations (partial dentures and full dentures) and fixed dental restorations (veneer, filling, partial crown, crown, bridge, implant). Fixed dental restorations are cemented.
Tooth crown
Upper part of a tooth that protrudes from the gingiva. It is covered by tooth enamel, the hardest substance found in the human body.
Tooth enamel
see enamel
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