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McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics (12th Edition)

New to This Edition

    • Additional information on the use of implants includes:
      • New Considerations for the Use of Dental Implants with Removable Partial Dentures chapter, on improving prosthesis performance through increasing functional stability
      • New section on impact of implants on movements of partial denture
      • New section on implants as a rest
      • New section on implants as direct retainers
      • New section on implant considerations in design
    • New full-color drawings and photographs show techniques, materials, and anatomical detail more accurately.

Key Features

    • Colored boxes highlight the more advanced topics, so it's easy to focus on content that's appropriate for your level of experience.
    • Evidence-based approach uses current research to help you diagnose, design, develop, and sequence a treatment plan.
    • Various philosophies and techniques are presented, so you can select and incorporate applicable techniques on a case-by-case basis.
    • Chapters are presented in three logically-sequenced sections to keep specific focus areas together:
      • General Concepts/Treatment Planning
      • Clinical and Laboratory
      • Maintenance

McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics

12 th Edition

By Alan B. Carr, DMD, MS, Professor, Department of Dental Specialties, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and David T. Brown, DDS, MS, Vice Chairman, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Part I: General Concepts/Treatment Planning
1. Partially Edentulous Epidemiology, Physiology, and Terminology
2. Consideration for Managing Partial Tooth Loss: Tooth Replacements from the Patient Perspective
3. Classification of Partially Edentulous Arches
4. Biomechanics of Removable Partial Dentures
5. Major and Minor Connectors
6. Rests and Rest Seats
7. Direct Retainers
8. Indirect Retainers
9. Denture Base Considerations
10. Principles of Removable Partial Denture Design
11. Surveying
Part II: Clinical and Laboratory
12. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
13. Preparation of Mouth for Removable Partial Dentures
14. Preparation of Abutment Teeth
15. Impression Materials and Procedures for Removable Partial Dentures
16. Support for the Distal Extension Denture Base
17. Occlusal Relationships for Removable Partial Dentures
18. Laboratory Procedures
19. Work Authorizations for Removable Partial Dentures
20. Initial Placement, Adjustment, and Servicing of the Removable Partial Denture
Part III: Maintenance
21. Relining and Rebasing the Removable Partial Denture
22. Repairs and Additions to Removable Partial Dentures
23. Interim Removable Partial Dentures
24. Removable Partial Denture Considerations in Maxillofacial Prosthetics
25. Considerations for the Use of Dental Implants with Removable Partial Dentures
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