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PROSTHODONTICS

COMPLETE DENTURE
ESSAY:
1. Define centric relation. Mention the various methods of recording centric relation. Describe in detail the
extraoral method of 'Gothic arch' tracing.
2. Define the term 'retention', 'stability' and 'support' in complete dentures. How are different forces and
factors of retention harnessed in complete dentures?
3. Define balanced articulation. What are its advantages? Describe the various factors that govern
balanced articulation.
4. Define the rest position of mandible. Classify the methods of recording vertical relations for CD.
5. Define vertical dimension. What are the different methods of recording vertical jaw relation? Mention the
sequelae of increased and decreased vertical dimension.
6. Describe the anatomical landmarks of an edentulous maxillary arch. Explain the importance of each in
relation to complete denture. Discuss the aims and objectives of impression procedure.
7. Describe the various factors governing the selection of artificial teeth for edentulous patient.
8. Define and explain the need for border moulding procedure. Describe the various impression
techniques in complete dentures.
9. Define and Classify facebows. Describe briefly a facebow used for CD. List the steps in procedure for
mounting upper and lower casts on a mean value articulator.
10. Define and classify articulators. Write in detail various methods of determining centric relation.
11. Describe the different impression techniques used during complete denture treatment and objectives of
these impressions.
12. Describe in detail indication, contraindication and steps involved in fabrication of maxillary immediate
dentures.
13. Define an articulator. Give an account of the various classifications of articulators. Describe semi
adjustable articulators.
14. Define over dentures. Describe the advantages, disadvantages and treatment planning of tooth
supported over dentures.
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selection of anterior teeth


selective pressure impression technique in complete dentures
gagging
selection of posterior teeth for complete denture
advantages and disadvantages of immediate complete denture
implant denture
physiologic rest position
advantages of overdenture
indications for relining and rebasing
buccal shelf area
posterior palatal seal
facebow
mucostatic vs mucocompressive impression techniques
consequences of incorrect vertical dimension
centric relation
porosities in CD
vertical and horizontal overlaps
House classification

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Law of balanced occlusion


anterior and posterior vibrating lines
compensating curves
residual ridges
non balanced concepts of occlusion
free way space
stress bearing areas of edentulous ridges
relief areas in CD
articulators
SPA factors in CD
dentogenic concept
neutral zone
phonetics in CD
Hinge axis

FIXED PARTIAL DENTURE


ESSAY:
1. Describe the biochemical principles to be observed during tooth reduction for crown preparation.
2. Enumerate the principles of tooth preparation. Explain in detail the evaluation of the abutment teeth for
FPD.
3. Define and classify pontics. Discuss in detail the various designs of pontics.
4. Define and classify pontics. Describe about hygienic pontic.
5. Define FPD. Describe the indications and contraindications for its use. Discuss factors affecting
selection of abutment.
6. Describe in detail the various isolation and gingival retraction techniques in FPD impression making.
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Retention and resistance in partial veneer crowns


Pontics
methods of gingival retraction
steps in tooth preparation for jacket crown
impression techniques for FPD
temporary crowns
gingival finish lines used in crown preparation
bonding between metal and porcelain
metal ceramic restorations
principles of crown and bridge preparation
cantilever bridge
gingival finishing lines
selection of abutments for FPD
comparison between full and partial veneer crown
cementation of FPD
die and die materials in FPD
gingival sulcus dilation
connectors of FPD
types of FPD
mouth preparation in FPD
Ante's law
gold alloys in FPD
resistance form

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Ferrule
maryland bridges
casting failures
pier abutments
marginal intergrity
types of partial crown
resin cements
resin bonded bridges
non rigid connectors

REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURE


ESSAY:
1. Discuss direct and indirect retention in RPD.
2. Define major connectors. Describe their functions and requirements. Mention the indications for the use
of different maxillary/mandibular major connectors.
3. Define and classify clasps. Name the various parts of a clasp and explain the functions of each part.
Mention the basic principles of designing clasp.
4. Define dental cast surveyor. Describe its parts and state its functions. How to select path of insertion for
a case?
5. Describe the impression procedures for a distally extended tooth and tissue supported RPD.
6. Define, classify and describe the commonly used clasps in RPD.
7. Write an essay on the indications for RPD. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages and principles of
designing RPD.
8. Define and classify direct retainers. List the differences between the occlusal approaching and gingivally
approaching clasps. Explain the combination clasps
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major connectors in RPD


Kennedy's classification and Applegate's rules
cleft palate prosthesis
linguo type major connector
indirect retainers
complete palatal coverage major connector
compare Kennedy's class I and Class III
Kennedy's classification
Kennedy's bar
survey lines and its significance in RPD
minor connector
design principles of occlusal rests
path of insertion in RPD
problems of Kennedy's class I and II
uses of surveyor
clasp assembly
block out in RPD design
surveying tools
differences between occlusally and gingivally approaching clasps
canine rests

1. impression wax
2. die lock trays
3. stress breakers
4. indications, contraindications and advantages of implants
5. tissue conditioners
6. guiding planes
7. selective grinding procedure
8. classification and advantages of obturators
9. palatal speech prosthesis
10. denture stomatitis
11. temporisation
12. dental implant materials
13. golden proportions
14. altered cast technique
15. tripodisation
16. post and core
17. lab remount
18. interocclusal check records
19. hardy's post teeth
20. comparison of Melian's and Mendel's impression technique
21. foundation restorations
22.epulis fissuratum