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what type of prosthesis replaces one or more teeth in one arch and is retained and supported by the underlying tissues and remaining teeth
good health, positive attitude, cooperative
the patient requirements for successful treatment in removable prosthodontics
study models, radiographs, photos, visual aids and treatment plan
during a consultation appointment what items are set
easy to clean, patient is never w/o teeth, repaired and adjusted easily
the advantages of the removable partial denture include
as close as possible
to provide the best support possible, the rests are placed to the center of the tooth
what part of the partial denture protects against food impaction by filling the tooth/tissue junctions
exam, consultation, preliminary impression, final impression, try in and adjustment, delivery, adjustment
order for partial denture appointments
dentist and lab retain teeth to reproduce original appearance, denture acts as a compress putting pressure on posterior extraction, patient never w/o teeth, no extreme diet
advantages of an immediate denture
exam, consultation, preliminary impression, oral surgery, final impression, jaw relationship, denture delivery, 1st follow up, adjustments
steps for a full denture
Border molding/ muscle trimming
when impression compound is heated and place along the borders of the custom tray
tuberosities, lingual frenem, and other land marks of the arch
the maxillary final impression must include
retro molar pads, oblique ridge, lingual frenem attachments
the mandibular final impression must include
photos of patients showing the shape and shade of their posterior teeth helpful to the dentist when selecting the artificial posterior teeth
jaw relationships are determined by
evaluating the relationship between the maxillary and mandibular
with dentures in place, the patient will notice a_______ in the thermal changes to the tissues under the denture
the process of placing a soft material inside the denture to allow irritated tissues to heal
dental lathe with rag wheel, pumice slurry (water & pumice) tripole or a paste of tin oxide and water
what is used to polish dentures
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