PMID: 6987386Apr 1, 1980Paper

Applying basic prosthodontic principles in the dentulous maxillectomy patient

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
W D Gay, G E King

Abstract

The formulation of a design for a removable partial denture framework must be approached in a logical, organized fashion, whether the framework is conventional or designed to support an obturator. The number of abutment teeth, their relationship to one another and to the other teeth in each arch, the location of the fulcrum line if unilateral or bilateral extensions are to be used, the need for direct and indirect retention, and the quality and quantity of the support for the extension bases must all be considered. The occlusal scheme and esthetics should also be considered. Once the design is formulated, careful preparation of the mouth, good impressions, proper fitting of the framework, a good altered cast impression when necessary, careful adjustments at insertion, and patient instructions concerning care and maintenance of the prosthesis will increase the chances of success. All the basic principles must be considered and applied to the unique requirements of the maxillectomy patient.

Citations

Apr 17, 2009·Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry : Official Publication of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry ... [et Al.]·Hasan Onder Gümüş, Süleyman Hakan Tuna
Mar 26, 2013·The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery·Antonio D'AgostinoNocini Pier Francesco
Jul 26, 2011·Periodontology 2000·Adrian Pace-BalzanChris Butterworth
Nov 13, 2010·Journal of Prosthodontics : Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists·Hakan BilhanErdem Guven

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Denture Design
Partial Dentures, Removable
Jaw, Edentulous, Partially
Maxilla
Osteotomy
Palatal Obturators
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