RPD Review Questions

Questions 191-200


Question #191

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The illustration shown to the right was taken from an advertisement that appeared in one of the dental journals. It suggests that a bar bridge/splint in combination with a precision or semi-precision removable partial denture is appropriate treatment for "Geriatric Reconstruction." What do you think about this type of treatment?

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Question #192

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The illustration to the right shows the tissue surface of a maxillary removable partial denture. The arrows point to the junction of the framework metal and the plastic denture base. What is this structure called?

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Question #193

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The illustration to the right shows a tooth-supported segment of a mandibular removable partial denture framework. The red arrow is pointing to the raised edge of metal where the framework and plastic denture base will meet. What is this structure called?

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Question #194

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The illustration to the right shows a maxillary class I RPD framework with an anterior-posterior palatal strap major connector. What is the minimum acceptable distance between the anterior and posterior straps (red arrow)?

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Question #195

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What Kennedy classification is the RPD shown in the picture to the right? What is the name of this type of major connector?

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Question #196

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What is the Kennedy classification of the maxillary RPD shown to the right?

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Question #197

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What is the Kennedy classification of the maxillary RPD shown to the right?

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Question #198

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The red arrows point to a "ridge" of metal on the framework where the framework and the denture base plastic will meet. What is this "ridge" called?

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Question #199

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The illustration to the right shows a tooth-borne segment of a mandibular RPD. There is an I-bar retainer on the molar abutment. What is unusual about this retainer?

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Question #200

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The illustrations above show a very large maxillary RPD and a close-up of one of the retentive arms. What type of retentive arms have been used on this prosthesis?

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