Removable Partial Dentures: A Clinician's Guide
September 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
Forward – Dr. Robert Renner.
Chapter 1: The Need for Removable Partial Dentures.
Chapter 2: Diagnosis of the Partially Edentulous Patient.
Chapter 3: Decision-Making in RPD Design.
3.1 Principles of Design.
3.2 Kennedy Class I Analysis & Design.
3.3 Kennedy Class II Analysis & Design.
3.4 Kennedy Class III Analysis &Design.
3.5 Kennedy Class IV Analysis & Design.
Chapter 4: Clinical Care of the Patient.
4.1 Preparation of the Mouth to Receive a RPD.
4.2 The Master Impression.
4.3 Fitting the Framework.
4.4 The Trial Appointment.
Chapter 5: Postinsertion Patient Care.
5.1 Prosthesis Insertion & Maintenance.
5.2 Follow-on Care.
Chapter 6: Alternative Removable Partial Dentures.
6.1 Acrylic Resin RPD.
6.2 Attachments for RPDs.
6.3 Dental Implants in RPDs.
6.4 Alternative RPD Designs.
Chapter 7: Geriatrics & Removable Partial Dentures.
Chapter 8: Clinical Patient Scenarios.
8.1 Maxillary FPD and Mandibular Class II RPD with Survey Crowns.
8.2 Maxillary Complete Denture and Mandibular Class I RPD with Runner.
8.3 Maxillary Full Arch Reconstruction with Survey Crown and FPD and Class I Removable Partial Overdenture with Internal Attachment.
8.4 Maxillary Immediate Complete Denture and Mandibular Class I Removable Partial Overdenture with Natural Tooth Abutments.
8.5 Maxillary Class III RPD and Mandibular Class III RPD.
8.6 Maxillary Class III RPD and Mandibular Class IV Rotational Path RPD.
8.7 Mandibular Class I Removable Partial Overdenture with Cast Metal Dowel and Coping Abutments.
8.8 Full Mouth Reconstruction with Mandibular Class III RPD.
8.9 Maxillary Complete Denture and Mandibular Class I RPD.
8.10 Maxillary Complete Denture and Mandibular Class II Acrylic Resin RPD with Labial Wrought Wire for Orthodontic Stabilization.
8.11 Maxillary Complete Denture and Mandibular Class I RPD with Composite Resin to Restore and Maintain Occlusal Vertical Dimension.
8.12 Maxillary Immediate Complete Denture and Mandibular Class I RPD with Composite Resin for Facial Surfaces and Cingulum Rest Seats.
8.13 Full Mouth Reconstruction with Mandibular Class II RPD.
Lily T. Garcia is Professor and Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
- Demystifies the clinical practice of removable partial prostheses
- Systematic, practical instruction on diagnosis, treatment planning, and manufacture of RPDs
- Specifically tailored to practicing dentists
- Highlights useful literature and explains biological principles