Bailyn’s classification

September 1, 2011 | By | Reply More

Bailyn’s classification

First classification which give importance to support of partial dentures by remaining tissues. Bailyn used letters like A& P.

Aanterior restorations,where there are saddle areas antr to the 1st bicuspid (premolar)

P-posterior restoration, where there are saddle areas posterior to the canine.

Further they are subclassified as follows:

  •       class 1: bounded saddle(not more than 3 teeth missing)
  •       Class 2:free end saddle(there is no distal abutment tooth)
  •       Class 3:bounded saddle(more than 3 teeth missing)

Class1 is tooth supported,class 2&3 are tooth-tissue supported.

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