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.
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Ninty percent had awareness about removable partial dentures, 85% about fixed partial dentures and 60% about dental implants.
The reduction in partial edentulism that has occurred in these days by successful preventive procedures and use of osseo-integrated implants has reduced the need for removable partial dentures.
Patients who are missing multiple teeth can receive implant-supported bridges that might take the place of removable partial dentures, which most patients find less-than-ideal.
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Considering the philosophy of preservation of oral tissues, the greatest failures of the removable partial dentures occurs with a loss of the remaining hard and soft tissues, either by a poor oral hygiene or by a missing return of the patient.
In our study among the denture wearers, 44% participants were having acrylic removable partial dentures with substantial amount of palatal coverage, while 56% participants were using conventional complete dentures.
The development of dental materials and techniques has led dental professionals to recommend a planning approach involving the use of removable partial dentures made of esthetic materials.
Removable partial dentures These may be suitable if you've lost several teeth but retain some, "They consist of replacement teeth incorporated into a gum-colored resin base or metal base that attaches to the remaining natural teeth with metal or tooth colored clasps," says Dr.
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