pivot tooth

noun

Definition of pivot tooth

: an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by a usually metallic pin

called also pivot crown

First Known Use of pivot tooth

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Pivot tooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pivot%20tooth. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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pivot tooth

noun

Medical Definition of pivot tooth

: an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by a usually metallic pin

called also pivot crown

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