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  Palate



Palate

    Hard and soft tissue forming the roof of the mouth.

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Palliative treatment
Non invasive relief of irritating conditions.

Parasthesia
A partial loss of sensation; may be temporary or permanent.

Partial denture
Removable dental prosthesis (appliance) replacing one or more natural teeth.

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Periapical (PA)
Region at the end of the roots of teeth.

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