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Kratochvil's Fundamentals of Removable Partial Dentures.


Kratochvil's Fundamentals of Removable Partial Dentures

Ting-Ling Chang, Daniela Orellana, and John Beumer III

Quintessence Publishing Company


229 pages




This text outlines the basic philosophy of the removable partial denture system as developed by F.J. Kratochvil. It explains removable partial denture components and their functions; KratochvilAEs design philosophy and the basic principles of biomechanics upon which it is based; surveying and determining the most advantageous treatment position; diagnosis, treatment planning, and intraoral preparation; impressions and laboratory instructions; removable partial denture digital design and manufacturing; physiologic adjustment of the casting and altered cast impressions; maxillomandibular records and occlusion for removable partial dentures; treatment removable partial dentures; insertion and maintenance of the dentures; and the clinical appointment sequence. The book expands on Kratochvil's original textbook and adds chapters on esthetics and the proper use of attachments in edentulous extension removable partial dentures, the design and fabrication of overlay removable partial dentures and surveyed crowns, and the application of his design concepts for use in patients with maxillofacial defects. It also includes an illustrated a glossary. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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