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ICV 2019: 92.11

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 4, Part C

An insight into various attachments used in prosthodontics: A review

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Hema Kanathila, Dr. Mallikarjun H Doddamani and Dr. Ashwin Pangi
ABSTRACT:Partially edentulous patients require more attention and the dentist has to use his knowledge and skill in providing an esthetic and functional prosthesis, using the support of the remaining teeth and ridge. Precision attachment denture has always been considered beneficial for the patient, because it combines both fixed and removable prosthodontics, giving a more esthetic and functional outlook to the denture. Use of precision attachment has simplified and amplified the aspects of retention, function and esthetics when compared to the conventional removable partial dentures. This article discusses about the various attachments used in treating partially edentulous patients.
Pages: 157-160  |  478 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Hema Kanathila, Dr. Mallikarjun H Doddamani, Dr. Ashwin Pangi. An insight into various attachments used in prosthodontics: A review. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(4):157-160.
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