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Kennedy classification 1
bilateral edentulous areas posterior to natural remaining teeth
Kennedy classification 2
unilateral edentulous area posterior to remaining teeth
Kennedy classification 3
unilateral gap between teeth
Kennedy classification 4
single gap between teeth that crosses midline.
Applegate's rules - classification ---------- removal of hopeless teeth
Applegate's rules - 3rd molars are
disregarded if missing/not to be replaced
Applegate's rules - if 2nd molar is missing and not to be replaced,
Applegate's rules - most ------------ edentulous are determines classification
Applegate's rules - other edentulous areas other than the class are called
Applegate's rules - extent of mod is not
Applegate's rules - no mod areas in
connects parts of RPD located on one side of the arch with those on the opposite side.
major mand connector - 4mm tall bar, 3mm from FGM to FOM with raised tongue.
For lingual bar, you need
7mm w/patient lifting tongue.
More missing teeth requires
more palate coverage.
----- is the workhorse of kennedy 3 mod 1
Anterior posterior palatal strap is the most
rigid for the amount of palate covered.
Full palatal coverage indicated when under or equal to
Modified full palatal coverage -
wide palatal strap indicated for distal extension when support of palate needed, but no desire to cover rugae area
U shaped or horseshoe shaped -
least rigid, flexes, may be needed to avoid torus palitinus
Lingual bar is the highest in
When anticipating loss of natural teeth, use
lingual plate - easier to add to
Lingual plate for when lingual vestibule is
under 7mm. Used when lingual tor are present.