Retainers, Dental, Partial Denture
Definition : Retainers designed to fit on the abutment teeth and support the suspended portion of a partial denture. These retainers are typically metallic castings, bands, or wires that are an integral part of a partial denture. The part of the retainer that fits on the abutment tooth is known as a clasp.
Entry Terms : "Partial Denture Retainers"
UMDC code : 23645