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Chapter 32 Removable Prostho.
|dentures are complete, anteriors are extracted, alveolectomy is performed and dentures inserted
|aka denture base; part of partial denture that holds the denture teeth in place
|part of the partial denture that contacts tooth providing vertical/horizontal support
|resurfacing the under surface or tissue surface of full or partial denture to improve fit
|Porcelain teeth vs Acrylic teeth
|Porcelain - more resistant to stains and wear but are more brittle than the resin, also can cause a clicking when eating. Acrylic aka plastic - greater resistance to breakage, quieter and bond more efficiently to denture base
|implants screws placed so denture fits into screws/pins rather than floating on mucosa/bone
|connectors unite the parts together and the major connector connects the left/right quads of the denture.
|projecting rim or lower edge of prosthesis
|posterior edge of maxillary denture; helps maintain the denture and suction
|Pressure indicating paste