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Is a temporary partial a non-cast partial?
Yes, it is acrylic with wire
When deciding to place clasps, you want to place them in a way to localize the forces
Distribute the forces
How is the posterior area like a snowshoe?
It spreads out the pressure
What is an aponeurosis bundle harder at its apex that gives you a hard area that will withstand the force of a denture and provides SUPPORT?
The retromolar pad
What is another name for study cast?
Diagnostic Cast
How thick should your acrylic base be in your partial denture?
What is the most important landmark to capture with the maxillary impression tray?
The hamular notch (pterygomaxillary notch)
What are the criteria for distal extension?
1. To have a distal extension, you must have all molars missing
2. If the first molar is present, but the teeth distal to it are missing, we are NOT going to make a denture that replaces those teeth.
3. Anything distal to a first molar is not an edentulous area
4. If the first molar is there, there is no distal extension
5. If the first molar is missing and the second molar is there, there is no distal extension
The most distal edentulous area becomes your guide to the Kennedy classifications
What Kennedy Classification is a bilateral distal extension of the RPD?
What Kennedy Classification is a unilateral distal extension of the RPD?
What Kennedy Classification is a bilateral distal extension with two other edentulous areas?
K1 mod 2
What Kennedy Classification has zero distal extensions, but one other edentulous space?
What Kennedy Classification must cross the midline, cannot have modification spaces, and the centrals must be gone?
KIV (if it doesn't cross the midline look for another classification)
How much will a partial denture moves during function?
from 1-3mm