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40047675 Partial Denture FAYAD

40047675 Partial Denture FAYAD

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MOSTAFA FAYADAssistant Lectureof Removable Prosthodontic
PARTIALDENTURE THEOR ANDPRACTICE
 
OBJECTIVES AND CLASSIFICATION
Mostafa Fayad 1
OBJECTIVES AND CLASSIFICATION OF PARTIAL DENTURES
TERMINOLOGY
 Prosthesis
:
Is an artificial replacement of an absent part of the human body.
 Prosthetics
:
The art and science of supplying an artificial replacement for missing parts of the human body.
 Appliance
used only for device worn by patient in course of treatment. e.g.orthodontic appliance and splint
 Prosthodontics
:
The branch of dentistry pertaining to the restoration andmaintenance of oral functions, comfort, appearance, and health of the patient by the restoration of natural teeth and/or the replacement of missing teethand contiguous oral and maxillofacial tissue with an artificial substitute.
 Dentulous Patients:
Patients having a complete set of natural teeth.
 Edentulous Patients:
Patients having all their teeth missing.
 Partially Edentulous Patient
: Patients having one or more but not their entirenatural teeth missing.
 Removable Partial Denture (RPD)
:
An appliance that restores one or more butnot all of the missing natural teeth and associatedoral structures for partiallyedentulous patients.
 Abutment
:
A tooth, a portion of a tooth, or that portion of a dentalimplant that serves to support and/or retain prosthesis.
 Free End Edentulous Area (Distal extension edentulous area):
An edentulousarea, which has an abutment tooth on one side only.
 Bounded Edentulous Area
:
An edentulous area, which has an abutment toothon each end.
Dentalcast
: a positive life size reproduction of a part or parts of the oralcavity.The word cast is preferable than word model which used only for demonstration

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