Procedure in dentistry. By taking an impression a negative mold of the jaws is manufactured; subsequent filling with e.g. plaster results in a positive mold of the modeled area, thus in a duplicate of the mold. This duplicate is called "model".
Implants are artificial tooth roots made of titanium; increasingly, implants are made of ceramics.
Temporary prosthesis designed to fill the gap in the period until the final denture is incorporated, e.g. to help heal fresh extraction wounds.
In the case of anterior teeth: term that refers to positioning towards the incisal edge, on the incisal edge, concerning the incisal edge.