Esthetic Clasp Design for Removable Partial Dentures on Premolar Teeth
A clinical report examining restoration with a removable partial denture with an esthetic cast circumferential clasp on maxillary premolar teeth.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss esthetic considerations in clasp designs for removable partial dentures (RPD).
- Explain the design concept and indications for the cosmetic circumferential clasp for premolars with occlusal rest (what the authors call the C3PO design), and preparation considerations for the RPD appliance.
- Describe the clinical options presented to the patient in this case report and the advantages of treatment with the C3PO clasp design.
This course was issued in July/August 2019 issue and expires August 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.