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point of contact between two objects or parts

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a masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge

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Figure 3-18: Dental Implant and Final Abutments Markets by Country, Europe,
Placing the material only on the abutment teeth may distort the occlusion on the abutment teeth, making the abutments too elevated on the model that will be made from the impression.
PEEK polymers also enable dental device manufacturers to develop abutments and caps with chair-side adaptability, meaning they can be sculpted by the dentist during surgery.
In Blackhawk, he assisted in prestraining a couple of bridge abutments -- squeezing GRS soil mass beneath the abutment.
The final abutment market is divided by fabrication process into stock abutments, custom abutments and CAD/CAM abutments.
The project will be completed six months ahead of schedule because using ECE is faster and more cost-effective than replacing the bridge abutments.
com/research/dmnqg3/latin_american) has announced the addition of the "Latin American Markets for Dental Implants, Final Abutments and Computer Guided Surgery (Executive Summary)" report to their offering.
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Mechanical treatments such as bush-hammering for the platform arch abutments add further texture and visual diversity.
Bridge abutments commonly contract the free flow of water in the channel and flood plains through the bridge opening during high flows.
Computer-guided surgery and CAD/CAM abutments are expected to be the fastest-growing segments in the market.
Construction of a slab bridge abutments masonry of solid blocks 20x20x40cm and reinforced concrete superstructure located at KP 230 + 4.
ATLANTIS ISUS implant suprastructures on XiVE TG implants provide the advantages of a patient-specific custom restoration and the cost-effectiveness of a transgingival implant design, eliminating the need for additional abutments.
Forces from the roof shells are collected into an in-situ upper ring beam, passed across the glazed crescent through steel arms to a lower in-situ ring beam, and finally to the abutments in an arrangement borrowed from ancient habits of military defence.
Market for Dental Implants, Final Abutments and Computer Guided Surgery 2012 (Executive Summary)" report to their offering.