Developing Occlusion in Removable Partial Denture Using Functionally Generated Path Technique

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  • Anil Goud M

Abstract

Providing harmonious group function occlusion in artificial teeth either in removable partial denture or fixed partial denture is a difficult task. Developing group function needs fully adjustable articulator, which is not possible in routine clinical practice. In such cases functionally generated path technique (FGP) is ideal. It is very simple if we do it in a precise and systemic method. Only minimal occlusal adjustments are required during the clinical try-in stage, which is a major advantage over the conventional technique. In this case I used FGP technique to produce occlusion in removable partial denture.

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2015-05-27

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