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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry


Precision attachments- An overview


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Author Details : Reeta Jain, Swati Aggarwal

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2017

Article Page : 6-9


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Abstract

The awareness and demand for quality of dental treatment is relatively increasing in recent generation. Various options available for the replacement of partially missing teeth are over dentures, clasp retained removable partial dentures, removable partial dentures with precision attachments and implants.  A removable partial denture with a retained attachment system is one of the treatment modalities which may assist prosthodontist to achieve better functions and aesthetics in substituting missing teeth and oral structures. An attachment is defined as “A mechanical device for the fixation, retention and stabilization of prosthesis.”

Keywords:
Precision Attachment, Cast partial denture, Partial edentulism, Retention

How to cite : Jain R, Aggarwal S, Precision attachments- An overview. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2017;3(1):6-9

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