removable partial denture


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denture

 [den´cher]
a complement of teeth, either natural or artificial; ordinarily used to designate an artificial replacement for the natural teeth and adjacent tissues.
complete denture an appliance replacing all the teeth of one jaw, as well as associated structures of the jaw.
fixed partial denture a partial denture held in position by attachments to adjacent prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants; called also bridge.
implant denture an artificial denture or single tooth retained and stabilized by a framework or post implanted in the bone.
A subperiosteal implant. From Darby and Walsh, 1995.
overlay denture a complete denture supported both by soft tissue (mucosa) and by a few remaining natural teeth that have been altered, as by insertion of a long or short coping, to permit the denture to fit over them.
partial denture a dental appliance that replaces one or more missing teeth, receiving support and retention from underlying tissues and some or all of the remaining teeth; it may be either permanently attached or removable. See fixed partial denture and removable partial denture.
removable partial denture a partial denture made so that it can readily be removed from the mouth.

re·mov·a·ble par·tial den·ture

a partial denture that supplies teeth and associated structures on a partially edentulous jaw and can be readily removed from the mouth.
Synonym(s): removable bridge

removable partial denture

a partial denture made so that it can readily be removed from the mouth. See partial denture.

re·mov·a·ble par·tial den·ture

(rĕ-mūv'ă-bĕl pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
A partial denture that supplies teeth and associated structures on a partially edentulous jaw; can be readily removed from the mouth.
Synonym(s): removable bridge.

re·mov·a·ble par·tial den·ture

(rĕ-mūv'ă-bĕl pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
Appliance that supplies teeth and associated structures on a partially edentulous jaw and that can be readily removed from the mouth.
Synonym(s): removable bridge.

removable partial denture,

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Although semi precision attachment requires higher cost, additional chair side time to be incorporated in removable partial dentures but it transforms patient attitude to the wearing of removable prosthesis.
There is no additional training required for a denturist prior to fabricating removable partial dentures on patients if this measure passes.
A specific questionnaire regarding natural teeth in contact with removable partial denture and not in contact with removable partial denture is based on the following parameters; gingival index (GI) (Loe and Silness, 1963)8,19, plaque index (PI) (Loe and Silness, 1964) and calculus index (CI)( Greene and Vermilion, 1960).
Occlusal rims were fabricated on the framework of the mandibular removable partial denture.
Compared with 230 females, only 167 males had one or more removable partial denture.
An assessment of the influence of clinical demonstrations on the confidence of undergraduate dental students, when treating patients requiring removable partial dentures.
Maxillary rehabilitation using a removable partial denture with attachments in a cleft lip and palate patient: a clinical report.
Patient exhibited dissatisfaction for removable partial denture and considering his financial problem Implant supported fixed prosthesis was not planned.
The patient was given a second choice of rehabilitation with an immediate removable partial denture for 6 months followed by placement of implants once the bone quality improved.
The missing teeth can be replaced by removable partial denture, dental implant, ceramic or metal-ceramic or ceramic fixed partial dentures and resin-bonded fixed partial dentures.
Patient was given an interim removable partial denture by increasing the vertical dimension to about 3mm in order to assess the lost vertical height.

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