Category: Removable Prosthodontics

Removable Partial Denture: Selection of Clasp 0

Removable Partial Denture: Selection of Clasp

These are the steps for the selection of clasp: 1. Analysis with the surveyor of the preliminary cast for the partially edentulous case. 2. Determination of the axis of denture insertion. 3. Determination of...

Complete Denture Treatment Protocol 6

Complete Denture Treatment Protocol

Complete Denture is a dental prosthesis that replaces all of the natural dentition and associated structures of the maxilla or mandible. It is entirely supported by tissues – mucous membrane, connective tissues and underlying...

Removable Partial Denture: Equipoise Clasp 3

Removable Partial Denture: Equipoise Clasp

Equipoise Clasp was designed by Roach in 1930. Roach concepts on Equipoise were later modified by European and North American dentists giving us similar clasps concepts with other names.

Conventional Complete Dentures 4

Conventional Complete Dentures

Conventional complete dentures are made by taking accurate impressions of maxillary and mandibular denture bearing areas and associated structures. Complete dentures replace all of the natural dentition and associated structures of the maxilla or...

Removable Partial Denture: Extracoronal Attachment 0

Removable Partial Denture: Extracoronal Attachment

Extracoronal Attachment is a type of precision attachment which involves two parts. The first half has a ball joint cantilevered from the abutment unit. The second part, is housed within the one piece casting...

Temporary Removable Partial Denture 6

Temporary Removable Partial Denture

Temporary Removable Partial Dental Prosthesis is incorporated into a total denture treatment plan for various reasons. Temporary removable partial dentures are typically made of acrylic resin with wire retention and may include other components...

Flexible Dentures 10

Flexible Dentures

Flexible dentures are becoming very popular nowadays. They are marketed as permanent, unbreakable and retentive restorations. Flexible dentures cost is higher than traditional removable partial dentures, but many patients pay that extra because of...

Removable Partial Denture Attachment 3

Removable Partial Denture Attachment

Attachments for Removable Partial Dentures can be categorized into: intracoronal attachment or extracoronal attachment, rigid attachment or resilient attachment, and precision attachment or semi-precision attachment. Let’s limit the discussion on the first 2 categories...

Lower Removable Partial Denture Linguoplate 4

Lower Removable Partial Denture Linguoplate

Linguoplate is a type of major connector for Removable Partial Denture. Major connector is the component of partial denture that connects the parts of the denture located on one side of the arch with...

Denture: Overdenture and Bar Connectors 2

Denture: Overdenture and Bar Connectors

Overdentures have significant advantages compared with complete dentures. Some of these are: 1. Greater functional stability due to preservation of residual ridge contours 2. Better retention 3. Chewing efficiency 4. Less pressure on the...

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