A removable partial denture using an esthetically designed round-rest distal clasp on maxillary anterior abutment teeth: a clinical report

Chi Tran, Eugene LaBarre, Howard M Landesman
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2009, 102 (5): 286-9
A round-rest, distal depression clasp is suggested as an esthetic alternative to a conventional clasp for maxillary anterior teeth serving as abutments for a removable partial denture. A lingual round rest provides support for the prosthesis, and a mesiolingual reciprocating plate is present. A split minor connector engages a distal depression for retention. The facial surface of the abutment displays no metal and provides an esthetic result.

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