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Preparation of the mouth for removable partial dentures

  • Hakan BilhanEmail author
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Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Abstract

In removable partial dentures (RPD)’s, long-term success and patient satisfaction depends on mouth preparation. Optimal tissue and tooth support is essential for long-term prognosis of removable partial dentures. Before impression making, denture-bearing areas, abutment teeth, and all surrounding tissues should be adequately prepared and ready for the new situation.

Keywords

Preprosthetic Soft tissue Intrusion Preparation for dentures Bony base Oral surgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Faculty of HealthWitten/Herdecke UniversityWittenGermany

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