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Non-Metal Clasp Dentures

COURSE NUMBER: 650

Swati Ahuja, BDS, MDS

Credit Hours:

1.5 Hour(s)

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This course will describe the different types of thermoplastic resins, the advantages, disadvantages, indications, and contraindications of flexible dental prostheses. It will also discuss the design considerations for both flexible partial...

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Overview

This course will describe the different types of thermoplastic resins, the advantages, disadvantages, indications, and contraindications of flexible dental prostheses. It will also discuss the design considerations for both flexible partials that lack a metal framework and the flexible partials that incorporate a metal framework, especially critical for distal extension situations. It will detail the procedural steps for fabricating flexible prostheses and also elaborate on the maintenance of these prostheses.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistants, Dental Assisting Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Nov 30, 2022

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Nov 29, 2025

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    670

Learning Objectives

Upon the completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Learn the accepted terminologies and definition of flexible dentures.
  • Understand the indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of flexible dentures.
  • Choose optimal prostheses for the patient based on all relevant factors.
  • Choose the most appropriate design based on all the relevant factors.
  • Learn step-wise procedures for fabricating flexible prostheses with and without a metal framework.
  • Learn the techniques for adjustment, placement, and maintenance of flexible prostheses.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.

  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.


Note: Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Ahuja reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Swati Ahuja

Swati Ahuja

BDS, MDS

Dr. Ahuja graduated with a BDS from Nair Hospital Dental College in 2002 and an MDS certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN. She then joined the same University as an Assistant Profes...

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.