stress breaker

noun

Medical Definition of stress breaker

: a flexible dental device used to lessen the occlusal forces exerted on teeth to which a partial denture is attached

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“Stress breaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stress%20breaker. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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