pontic

noun
pon·​tic | \ ˈpänt-ik How to pronounce pontic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pontic

: an artificial tooth on a dental bridge

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“Pontic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pontic. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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