F A Pflughoeft

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(1) Altering clasp design can affect the way forces act on abutment teeth. (2) An RPI clasp design causes less distal displacement of the primary abutment tooth than circumferential clasp arms with a distal rest under the same conditions. (3) Forces applied on a mandibular distal-extension base will have a greater affect on the abutments on the same side of(More)
Two mongrel adult dogs were used in this study. The mandible was edentulated unilaterally and then augmented with porous tribasic calcium phosphate ceramic. To determine the effects of a denture over the augmented site, a unilateral distal-extension removable partial denture was constructed and inserted. At the end of the 6-month period, clinical evaluation(More)
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