RPD Review Questions

Answer to Question #157


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Correct. Although certainly not a "first choice" retainer, half and half clasps are used to engage lingual undercuts and can be used on both extension and tooth-supported RPDs.

Incorrect. Lingual I-bars are only used on lower molars.

Incorrect. Lingual modified T-bars are seldom if ever used on any tooth.

Incorrect. A ring clasp utilizes a lingual undercut but is only used on molars.