JOURNAL ARTICLE

The use of removable partial dentures amongst private dental practitioners in Singapore

H P Thean, J A Payne, S Jeganathan
Singapore Dental Journal 1996, 21 (1): 26-30
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A questionnaire survey was carried out in 1995 amongst university trained general dental practitioners in the city state of Singapore to assess the use of removable partial dentures (RPD). 37% of the original sample of 469 completed and returned the questionnaire. The results of this survey indicate that RPDs are a common treatment modality in Singapore. Acrylic partial dentures appear to be the preferred choice for RPD treatment. The work profile of those who had a postgraduate qualification in removable prosthodontics did not differ from that of the general dental practitioner.

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