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Contemporary Approach of Distal Extension Rehabilitation with Precision Attachment and Cast Partial Denture: A Report of Two Cases

Nitish K Varshney, Tarun Gaur, Sapna Rani, Sakshi Gupta

Keywords : Cast partial denture, Extracoronal precision attachment, Partial edentulism, Retention

Citation Information : Varshney NK, Gaur T, Rani S, Gupta S. Contemporary Approach of Distal Extension Rehabilitation with Precision Attachment and Cast Partial Denture: A Report of Two Cases. Int J Prosthodont Restor Dent 2019; 9 (4):128-133.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10019-1247

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 23-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Satisfactory restoration can be challenging in a patient with a partially edentulous situation especially when unilateral or bilateral posterior segment of teeth is missing. Successful restoration could be done with conventional and contemporary treatment options. Attachment retained cast partial dentures is one such treatment modality. Another treatment modality in such situations is implant supported prosthesis. Extracoronal precision attachment is preferred treatment option where implant therapy does not permit favorable outcome. This paper describes report of two cases in which rehabilitation of distal extension was done with precision attachments followed by cast partial denture.

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