Published in November 2001
in the website
Patients' Section
Prosthesis: the different kinds of fixed and removable dentures.Advice and suggestions for patients

* Physician and Surgeon specializing in Dentistry. Periodontist.
** Dentist - Orthodontist and Pedodontista

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Fixed and removable denture with simple precision attachments
Fig. 1.
The male attachments of the lower denture connect to the female attachments applied to two fixed crowns on each side of the incisors.
Fig. 2.
Enlargement of one side of the denture showing the two fixed gold-platinum-porcelain crowns with the female attachment A1 into which fits the male attachment A under the first tooth of the denture.
The skeleton is made of cobalt, chrome and molybdenum alloy while the attachments are made of the same materials as the fixed denture, in this case gold and platinum.