fixed 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.

fixed par·tial den·ture

a restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by the patient or dentist; it is permanently attached to natural teeth or roots that furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) , fixed bridge

fix·ed par·tial den·ture

(fikst pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
A restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by the patient or dentist; it is permanently attached to natural teeth or roots, which furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) .

fix·ed par·tial den·ture

(fikst pahr'shăl den'chŭr)
Restoration of one or more missing teeth that cannot be readily removed by patient or dentist; permanently attached to natural teeth or roots that furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Synonym(s): bridge (3) , fixed bridge.
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[58.] Pfeiffer, P., Grube, L., (2003): In Vitro Resistance Of Reinforced Interim Fixed Partial Dentures, J Prosthet Dent, 89:170-174
In correspondence to our research outcomes, acrylic partial dentures are the most frequently prescribed prosthesis followed by fixed partial dentures while cast partial dentures are rarely opted treatment modality regarding partial dentulism.
Pervultvon, "Fracture strength of three-unit fixed partial denture cores (Y-TZP) with different connector dimension and design," Swedish Dental Journal, vol.
Materials and technological advances keep on changing the face of dentistry every day.1 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.2 Fixed dental restorations are usually used due to their economical, substantial durability, aesthetics, satisfactory retention and no desire for surgery.3
DISCUSSION: Pontics of fixed partial dentures have to fulfill aesthetic, functional, and hygienic requirements.
So we prepare the tooth for fixed partial denture and took impression, after fabricate the bridge by the laboratory we cement it and follow the patient for three years.
The clinical steps in fixed partial denture fabrication that the HS felt difficult during transitional period were clinical variation of tooth position (46%), fluid control (74%), sub gingival cervical finish line preparation (46%), and tooth shade selection (29%).
An edentulous space can occur on both sides of a tooth, creating a lone, freestanding pier abutment Physiologic tooth movement, arch position of the abutments, and a disparity in the retentive capacity of the retainers can make a rigid five-unit fixed partial denture a less than ideal plan of treatment.
Treatment options were reimplantation of avulsed tooth, no reimplantation, and prosthodontic replacement of tooth with removable partial denture, minimum preparation bridge, fixed partial denture, ortho-treatment, or implant placement at maturity.
The removable partial denture (69.56%) was the most commonly used prosthesis followed by fixed partial denture (26.08%) and implant supported fixed prosthesis (4.34%).
The purpose of this study was to evaluate which impression materials and techniques are used for fixed partial denture fabrication among general dental practitioners and specialists in Sindh.