In dentistry a mass of gold foil for filling teeth, made by folding a tape of foil upon itself several times by means of pliers. B. Teeth. Two or more artificial teeth carved from a piece of ivory, or carved or moulded from a mass of porcelain pa->te and afterwards baked and enamelled. B. Teeth, Biscuiting, or Crucing of. The teeth, after being moulded or carved, are placed on a slide and put in the muffle of a furnace and subjected to a bright-red heat, by which process the particles become sufficiently agglutinated and hardened to receive the enamel. This is called biscuiting or crucing.
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