McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics


  • Alan Carr, DMD, MS, Professor, Department of Dental Specialties, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • David Brown, DDS, MS, Vice Chairman, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

The leading prosthodontics resource for more than 40 years, McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics provides the information you need to successfully manage the replacement of missing teeth. It covers the basic principles of treatment planning and design, and discusses the newest techniques, procedures, and equipment. Well-known educators Alan B. Carr, DMD, MS, and David T. Brown, DDS, MS use an evidence-based approach that helps you diagnose, design, develop, and sequence a treatment plan. A new chapter in this edition explains how to select and use implants to improve prosthesis performance. From initial contact with the patient to post-treatment care, from basic concepts to advanced material, this full-color text provides a complete foundation in prosthodontic care.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09526-6

Table of Contents

Part I: General Concepts/Treatment Planning
1. Partially Edentulous Epidemiology, Physiology, and Terminology
2. Consideration for Managing Partial Tooth Loss: Tooth Replacements from the Patient Perspective
3. Classification of Partially Edentulous Arches
4. Biomechanics of Removable Partial Dentures
5. Major and Minor Connectors
6. Rests and Rest Seats
7. Direct Retainers
8. Indirect Retainers
9. Denture Base Considerations
10. Principles of Removable Partial Denture Design
11. Surveying
Part II: Clinical and Laboratory
12. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
13. Preparation of Mouth for Removable Partial Dentures
14. Preparation of Abutment Teeth
15. Impression Materials and Procedures for Removable Partial Dentures
16. Support for the Distal Extension Denture Base
17. Occlusal Relationships for Removable Partial Dentures
18. Laboratory Procedures
19. Work Authorizations for Removable Partial Dentures
20. Initial Placement, Adjustment, and Servicing of the Removable Partial Denture
Part III: Maintenance
21. Relining and Rebasing the Removable Partial Denture
22. Repairs and Additions to Removable Partial Dentures
23. Interim Removable Partial Dentures
24. Removable Partial Denture Considerations in Maxillofacial Prosthetics
25. Considerations for the Use of Dental Implants with Removable Partial Dentures
Selected Reading Resources