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Paris Taylor5/30/2020 Key Terms 1.Abutment- A tooth, root, or implant used for support and retention of a fixed or removable prosthesis. 2.Articulator- Dental laboratory device that simulates mandibular and temporomandibular joint movement when models of the dental arches are attached to it.3.Bevel- Enamel margin of a tooth preparation.4.Cast post- Metal post placed into the root canal of an endodontically treated tooth to improve the retention of a cast restoration. 5.Chamfer- Tapered finish line of the margin at the cervical area of a tooth preparation. 6.Core- Portion of a post that extends above the tooth structure. 7.Die- An accurate replica of the prepared portion of a tooth used in the laboratory during fabrication of a cast restoration.8.Fixed bridge- Dental prosthesis with artificial teeth fixed in place and supported by attachment to natural teeth. 9.Full Crown- Cast restoration that covers the entire anatomic crown of the tooth.

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