Components of a removable partial denture

November 26, 2011 | By | Reply More

Components of a removable partial denture

1. Major connectors

2. Minor connectors

3. Rests

4. Direct retainers

5. Stabilizing or reciprocal components (as parts of a clasp assembly)

6. Indirect retainers (if the prosthesis has distal extension bases)

7. One or more bases, each supporting one to several replacement teeth .

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 Figure 1 : Mandibular framework designed for a partially edentulous arch with a Kennedy Classification II, modification 1. Various component parts of the framework are labeled for identification. A, Major connector. B, Rests. C, Direct retainer. D, Minor connector. E, Guide plane. F, Indirect retainer.

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Figure 2 : Maxillary framework designed for a partially edentulous arch with a Kennedy Classification I . component parts are labeled for identification. A, Major connector. B, Rests. C, Direct retainer. D, Minor connector. E, Guide plane. F, Indirect retainer.

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Figure 3A : Framework for mandibular removable partial denture with the following components: 1, lingual bar major connector; 2a, minor connector by which the resin denture base will be attached; 2b, minor connector, proximal plate, which is part of clasp assembly; 2c, minor connector used to connect rests to major connectors; 3, occlusal rests; 4, direct retainer arm, which is part of the total clasp assembly; 5, stabilizing or reciprocal components of clasp assembly (includes minor connectors); and 6, an indirect retainer consisting of a minor connector and an occlusal rest.

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Figure 3B, Maxillary removable partial denture with resin denture bases supporting artificial posterior teeth. Bases are attached to metal framework by ladderlike minor connectors similar to those seen in 2a.

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Figure 3C, Mandibular bilateral distal extension removable partial denture with resin denture bases supporting artificial posterior teeth.

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