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Precision Attached Dentures - a case study

This patient had 11 teeth, but did not want to have an implant procedure, so we advised a mixed solution of partially fixed bridges on the front and a precision attachment denture, which is supported by the bridge. This picture shows the impression, which was taken of the filed teeth.

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It is apparent that these teeth are ground down with step preparation, which means that on the outer surface there is a line under the gum line, which is looking like a step. On the inner surface, the line is above the gum line. The prepared teeth need to have the same angle to receive a bridge.

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This shows the lower mould with the new bridge and the precision attachment.

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This shows the upper mould, where you can see, that there is no palate side required because the denture is mostly supported by the fixed part.

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This is the relationship of the two jaws and the new teeth.

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These four pictures show the end result. The patient has received his smile and confidence back!

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