RPRO 321   Preclinical Removable Prosthodontics III

Cr: 2 (1 Lec.,  3 Pract.)  Prerequisite RPRO 224

The course provides instructions for  the fabrication of removable partial denture prostheses. It starts with the introduction, scope, terminology, objectives and  indications. It also discusses the classification of partially edentulous arches, Kennedy’s classification and Applegate’s rules. Objectives, principles and uses of surveyor are also described. The course is also designed to present various components of RPD which include denture base, occlusal rests and similar components, intracoronal and  extracoronal direct retainer as well as basic principles of clasp design.