RPD Review Questions

Answer to Question #132


The correct answer is

Incorrect. It is a true statement but not the BEST answer. Marking of the framework for physiologic relief occurs when one creates exaggerated movement of the RPD around the axis of rotation. Physiologic relief is only necessary on those RPDs that have an axis of rotation.

Incorrect. It is a true statement but not the BEST answer. The purpose of physiologic adjustment is to adjust the framework to the teeth---to be sure the framework does not bind on the teeth during functional movements of the RPD.

Incorrect. It a true statement but not the BEST answer. Functional movement of the framework is an integral part of physiologic relief.

Correct. Since 1, 2, and 3 are correct, 4 is the BEST answer.