RPD Review Questions

Questions 181-190


Question #181

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Explain the difference between bracing and reciprocation.

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Question 182

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Factors important in the selection of a particular clasp design include?

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Question 183

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What are indirect retainers and how do they function?

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Question 184

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______________________________ are mechanical retainers that originate from a point at or above the height of contour---usually from a rest, minor connector, or guide plate---and angle downward across the clinical crown where the tip is located in the prescribed undercut.

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Question 185

For a circumferential clasp, the undercut must be located

on the same side of the abutment as the point of origin.

on the opposite side of the point of origin.

 


Question 186

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What is a combination clasp?

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Question 187

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When is a combination clasp most commonly used?

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Question 188

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What is the "RPA" clasp concept and what is the problem with the design?

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Question 189

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What is the name of the clasp assembly shown to the right?

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Question 190

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What is the most significant error in the design shown to the right. (Hint: the error is not particularly easy to see but it involves the major connector.)

 

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