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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...

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.

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...

Equipoise Removable Partial Denture 7

Equipoise Removable Partial Denture

Equipoise is balance of force design. The design creates forces along the long axis of the abutment tooth with passive retention. All clasping in this Removable Partial Denture System is designed intra-arch. E-clasps are...

Acrylic Resin Removable Partial Denture 2

Acrylic Resin Removable Partial Denture

Acrylic resin removable partial denture with wire retainers is sometimes recommended for frail elderly patients. It is justified by the notion that acrylic resin is faster and easier to work with, affordable and amenable...

Rigidity in Removable Partial Denture 3

Rigidity in Removable Partial Denture

A Horseshoe-shaped Removable Partial Denture Cast Metal Framework is not recommended for maxillary RPD as it provides a much lower rigidity. Removable Partial Dentures are subjected to highly complex stress fields during normal masticatory...

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