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Any tooth or implant that retains a dental prosthesis is what?
Abutment
What is the portion of a fixed or removable partial denture that attaches the prosthesis to an abutment?
Retainer
The same force on an intracoronal retainer exerts __% more torque on an extracoronal retainer.
30%
The metal on the palate of an RPD is known as the ________.
major connector
What is a toothsupported RPD?
Receives support from natural teeth at each end of the edentulous space
How are tooth-tissue-supported RPDs supported?
By anterior teeth and the edentulous space to the posterior.
What is a positive reproduction of a dental arch?
Cast
What is a reproduction for demo or display purposes, but does not imply dimensional or spatial accuracy?
Model
Describe a kennedy class I
Bilateral edentulous areas located posterior to the remaining natural teeth.
Describe a kennedy class II
UNILATERAL edentulous are located posterior to the remaining natural teeth.
Describe a kennedy class III
A unilateral edentulous area with natural teeth both anterior AND posterior to the area.
Describe a kennedy class IV
A single, bilateral edentulous area located anterior to the remaining natural teeth.
MUST CROSS THE MIDLINE
What area always determines the kennedy classification?
The most posterior area