A Technique to Evaluate the Space for Retentive Components under a Removable Prosthesis

Academic Article


  • Space analysis for retentive components is a critical part of a treatment plan for an implant-retained prosthesis. This article describes a technique to evaluate the retentive component space between the mucosa and intaglio surface of a removable prosthesis. This technique uses a silicone mold to represent the relieved space. Two silicone matrices are fabricated over the silicone space replica as a reference for selecting or fabricating retentive components for the implant-retained removable prosthesis.
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  • Hsu YT
  • Start Page

  • 252
  • End Page

  • 255
  • Volume

  • 25
  • Issue

  • 3