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TEMPORARY. That which is to last for a limited time; as, a temporary statute, or one which is limited in its operation for a particular period of time after its enactment the opposite of perpetual.

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After implant placement, an acrylic denture was constructed using patients crown as pontic for temporary prosthesis (Figure 5).
In the PT gym, Bagge is strapped to a "tilt table." His left leg is attached to the temporary prosthesis and he is slowly elevated to a near-vertical position.
During this phase, periodic acrylic resin implements were added to the temporary prosthesis to promote gingival conditioning (Figures 6 and 7) and black triangle closure (Figures 8 and 9) and also to improve gingival esthetics.

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