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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

British dental journal

Publication Date

02/2001

Volume

190

Pages

128 - 132

Addresses

University of Birmingham, UK. john.davenport@btclick.com

Keywords

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