Rotational path of insertion for removable partial dentures with an anterior saddle

Kevin H-K Yip, Daniel T-S Fang, Roger J Smales, Philip R H Newsome, Tak W Chow
Primary Dental Care: Journal of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) 2003, 10 (1): 13-6
The provision of removable partial dentures remains a viable treatment modality for many partially dentate patients. Replacing missing anterior teeth with a removable partial denture using a rotational path of insertion provides improved retention and appearance. The use of a rotational path of insertion also provides additional retention for a removable partial denture restoring combined anterior and posterior bounded saddles. Two case reports demonstrate the use of the rotational path of insertion for partial denture design.

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