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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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A 25-year longitudinal study of patients treated with removable partial dentures. J Oral Rehabil 1995; 22: 595-9.
There is no additional training required for a denturist prior to fabricating removable partial dentures on patients if this measure passes.
Recent proposals introduce that the implant-assisted removable partial denture has been applied strategically to a place with favorable bone support in partially edentulous or fully edentulous patients and use implant-supported fixed prosthesis as a partial denture abutment to fabricate the traditional partial denture [16-19].
When compared to a conventional attachment, a semi precision attachment for a cast metal frame removable partial denture can perform a number of functions better.
RP has recently seen successful application in various medical fields, such as in the fabrication of implant surgical guides,maxillofacial prosthetics and frameworks for removable partial dentures.
In vivo color stability of resin composite veneers and acrylic resin teeth in removable partial dentures. Quintessence Int.
In UK removable partial denture is most popular treatment option in SDA cases due to low cost and simplicity.
After the surgery, the removable partial denture was removed.
Knowledge about various treatment options: Out of the 250 individuals, 100% (N-250), 43.77% (N=109), 80.7% (N=201) and 10.84% (N=27) had the knowledge of Complete Denture, Removable Partial Denture, Fixed Partial denture and Implants respectively.
Then a dental impression in alginate was taken to build a resin removable partial denture to rehabilitate the patient provisionally.
The wax up of framework of the removable partial denture was done, matrices of the attachments were attached to the wax pattern.

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