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Aesthetic clasp design for removable partial dentures: a literature review.

@article{Khan2005AestheticCD,
  title={Aesthetic clasp design for removable partial dentures: a literature review.},
  author={S. Khan and G. Geerts},
  journal={SADJ : journal of the South African Dental Association = tydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Tandheelkundige Vereniging},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={
          190-4
        }
}
  • S. Khan, G. Geerts
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • SADJ : journal of the South African Dental Association = tydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Tandheelkundige Vereniging
  • Removable partial dentures (RPD) are an effective and affordable treatment option for partial edentulism. If the main reason for seeking treatment is the need for improved aesthetics, treatment should be geared towards achieving this goal. This article is the result of a literature study on aesthetic clasp design for the conventional RPD. In this context, the position of the clasp on the tooth, clasp types, clasp material and alternative methods of retention are reviewed. Although published in… CONTINUE READING
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