Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

Soft tissue displacement beneath removable partial and complete dentures

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      The soft tissue displacement that occurs beneath denture bases of removable partial and complete dentures was studied.
      The magnitude of displacement was determined by making comparative measurements of casts from impressions made before and after soft tissue recovery.
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