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This article explains the mechanism of indirect retention for RPDs and discusses the factors which determine its effectiveness. Examples are given of designs which incorporate indirect retention.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/sj.bdj.4800902a

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br Dent J

Publication Date

10/02/2001

Volume

190

Pages

128 - 132

Keywords

Dental Abutments, Dental Clasps, Denture Design, Denture Retention, Denture, Partial, Fixed, Humans, Mechanics