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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...

Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown 10

Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown

Porcelain fused to metal crowns are constructed in metal alloy with porcelain fused to either all or most of its surface. PBC, also known as ceramics fused to metal dental crown is indicated in...

Cantilever Bridge 6

Cantilever Bridge

Cantilever Bridge, also known as Cantilever Fixed Partial Denture, is a prosthesis where the pontic (artificial tooth) is supported on one side only by one or more abutment teeth. The pontic is attached to...

Fixed Moveable Fixed Partial Denture 4

Fixed Moveable Fixed Partial Denture

Fixed Moveable Fixed Partial Denture, as we define before, is a partial denture (bridge) with a rigid connector usually at the distal end of the pontic and a moveable connector that allows some vertical...

Fixed-Fixed Partial Denture 4

Fixed-Fixed Partial Denture

Fixed-fixed Partial Denture, also known as fixed-fixed dental bridge, is a design of fixed partial prosthesis that has a rigid connector at both ends of the pontic. This basic design of FPD has a...

Fixed Movable Partial Denture 7

Fixed Movable Partial Denture

Fixed movable partial denture is sometimes called as fixed free partial denture. It is a partial denture where the pontic is rigidly supported on one side, usually the distal end by one or more...

Tooth Preparation for Fixed Partial Denture 4

Tooth Preparation for Fixed Partial Denture

Tooth Preparation Amount of Reduction in Tooth Preparation for Fixed Partial Denture

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...

Cantilever Fixed Partial Denture 2

Cantilever Fixed Partial Denture

Fixed partial dentures with cantilevers (CFPD) are among the treatment options for partial edentulism. A cantilever beam by definition (Tylman, 1970), is a beam that is supported by only one fixed support at one...

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