August 2008

Attachment prosthesis

R.Sathyanarayanan

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This case shows the attachment prosthesis for Kennedy class I free end saddle. This type of removable prosthesis has an excellent stability. The abutments are 24 and 25 that have ceramic crowns in single unit used as retainers and have a external attachment. 14,15 and 16 also have ceramic crowns in single unit with external attachment.

 

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The cast partial denture is shown in the photograph with the attachments embedded on the denture base.

 

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Radiographs showing successful root canal therapy carried out on the abutment teeth.

 

 

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 Intraoral view of removable cast partial denture in position.