Set of dentures in dental articulator, England, 1981
A set of upper and lower dentures are mounted on plaster and set in an articulator. An articulator is a hinged frame which simulates jaw movements. The jaw moves in a complex way. Various designs of articulator have tried to reproduce the natural movement. It was made by American manufacturer Teledyne Hanau Company.
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The study, treatment and management of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, gums, teeth and their supporting tissues.
A replacement tooth, or set of teeth that are usually removable.
Glossary: denture articulator
a hinged frame that simulates jaw movements (source, upper wellcome label)