Thursday, June 1, 2023

An anterior fixed partial denture is contraindicated when.. There is considerable resorption of the residual ridges



An anterior fixed partial denture is contraindicated when:


  • a- Abutment teeth are not carious.
  • b- An abutment tooth is inclined 15 degrees but otherwise sound.
  • c- There is considerable resorption of the residual ridges.***
  • d- Crown of the abutment teeth are extremely long owing to gingival recession.

anatomo-physiological disorders:

The practitioner frequently receives in consultation edentulous total patients with flat or negative mandibular crests with all the resulting anatomo-physiological disorders. Achieving prosthetic stability is seen as a challenge to overcome.