TITLE

Prefabricated Metal Intracoronal Semiprecision Attachments for Removable Partial Dentures

AUTHOR(S)
Zinner, Ira D.; Miller, Richard D.; Parker, Herbert M.; Panno, Francis V.
PUB. DATE
July 1989
SOURCE
International Journal of Prosthodontics;Jul/Aug1989, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p357
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The inaccuracies of the casting and fitting processes associated with semiprecision intracoronal attachment systems may compromise the fit of the completed prosthesis. The objective of using metal prefabricated intracoronal semiprecision attachments is to improve the adaptation between the matching attachment surfaces used in the fabrication of removable partial dentures. In milled dovetail or waxed dowel rests, the attachment of one side is completed and the other is cast to match. The prefabricated attachment system presented uses a matching component cast directly against the precast metal rest-mandrel. This reduces the inaccuracies resulting from waxing, investing, and casting.
ACCESSION #
37702901

 

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