Friday, June 30, 2017

Three weeks after delivery of a unilateral distal extension mandibular removable partial denture, a Pt complained of a sensitive abutment tooth, clinical examination reveals sensitivity to percussion of the tooth



Three weeks after delivery of a unilateral distal extension mandibular removable partial denture, a Pt complained of a sensitive abutment tooth, clinical examination reveals sensitivity to percussion of the tooth, the most likely cause is:
a. Defective occlusion.***
b. Exposed dentine at the bottom of the occlusal rest seats.
c. Galvanic action between the framework and an amalgam restoration in the abutment tooth.