Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Removable Partial Dentures: A Practitioners’ Manual

This clinical guide describes the latest developments in planning, materials, and techniques for successful fabrication of removable partial dentures (RPDs). The fabrication of RPDs is demonstrated in a simple and easy-to-understand format, with the aid of numerous color figures and video clips and scientific support on each page. Care has been taken to provide reliable guidance on all aspects of clinical practice relating to RPDs. Readers will find information on decision-making regarding treatment options, clasp-retained RPDs and esthetic solutions, attachments and double crown systems in RPDs, implant-assisted RPDs, maintenance and post-insertion problems for all types of RPDs, the role of RPDs in the management of temporomandibular disorders, re-establishing occlusal vertical dimension and maximal intercuspation. 
Table of contents : 
Front Matter....Pages i-x
Front Matter....Pages 1-1
Current Status on Partial Edentulism and Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 3-8
The Effects of Partial Edentulism on the Stomatognathic System and General Health....Pages 9-15
Classification of Partially Edentulous Arches....Pages 17-21
Front Matter....Pages 23-23
Biomechanics of Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 25-35
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Partially Edentulous Patients....Pages 37-52
Preparation of the Mouth for Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 53-61
Preparation of Abutment Teeth....Pages 63-71
Impressions for Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 73-82
Front Matter....Pages 83-83
Major and Minor Connectors....Pages 85-94
Rests and Rest Seats....Pages 95-100
Direct and Indirect Retainers....Pages 101-122
Esthetic Solutions for Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 123-134
Establishing Occlusal Relationships....Pages 135-148
Surveying and Laboratory Procedures....Pages 149-162
Initial Placement and Adjustments....Pages 163-168
Front Matter....Pages 169-169
Attachments and Double Crown Systems for Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 171-194
The Role of the Dental Implant in Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 195-208
Useful Facts Concerning Implant-Assisted Removable Partial Dentures....Pages 209-213
Front Matter....Pages 215-215
Postinsertion Problems....Pages 217-226
Maintenance....Pages 227-247
Front Matter....Pages 249-249
Management of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) in Partially Edentulous Patients....Pages 251-257
Re-establishing Occlusal Vertical Dimension and Maximal Intercuspal Position in Partially Edentulous Patients....Pages 259-275
Back Matter....Pages 277-286