Treatment planning of a partially edentulous case.

  • Andreiotelli M
  • Smeekens S
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Abstract

In the present article, the advantages and disadvantages of three treatment options (clasp-retained removable partial dentures, tooth-supported telescopic retained partial dentures, and implant-supported/retained prostheses) are discussed. Furthermore the case of a 44-year-old woman with shortened and interrupted dental arches is presented. The treatment selected for the case is revealed, and the rationale governing the decision is discussed. The treatment sequence is then outlined and the final outcome is presented and discussed according to the literature.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Adult
  • Crowns
  • Dental Abutments
  • Denture
  • Edentulous
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Jaw
  • Maxilla
  • Overlay
  • Partial
  • Partially
  • Partially: therapy
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Prosthodontic
  • Removable
  • Tooth Preparation

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Authors

  • Marina Andreiotelli

  • Sjoerd Smeekens

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