The combination of a nylon and traditional partial removable dental prosthesis for improved esthetics: A clinical report

Masayasu Ito, Alvin G. Wee, Takanari Miyamoto, Yasuhiko Kawai

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Abstract

A benefit of a nylon partial removable dental prosthesis (PRDP) is the absence of a metal framework, providing improved esthetics. Unfortunately, the lack of a traditional framework reduces rigidity and the support of occlusal rests. This clinical report describes a combination of a nylon PRDP (polyamide denture base resin) and a traditional PRDP (framework/resin) for a Kennedy Class II, Modification 1, partially edentulous mandible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-8
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume109
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oral Surgery

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