Monthly Archives: January, 2020

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Compensating curve

The curve created by the alignment of the occlusal and incisal surfaces of artificial teeth…

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Compatible

Refers to the interchangeability of prosthetic components of one implant system to another. Able to…

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Compact bone

Concentrically arranged dense bone solidly filled with inorganic salts and organic ground substance with the…

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Commissure splint

A device placed between the lips that helps increase the separation between them. Such a…

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Commissure

A meeting point or junction between two anatomic structures, such as the corners of the…

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Comminuted fracture

A complex bone fracture characterized by breaks in several places in the same area, crushed…

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Comminute

The reduction of food into small parts, comminution.

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Comfort cap

Element designed to fit over a component such as the transmucosal abutment. Intended to cover…

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Combination syndrome

The clinical changes observed when an edentulous maxillary arch is opposed by a mandible with…

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