Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

Fabrication of a maxillary implant-supported removable partial denture: A clinical report

      Implant-supported removable partial denture treatment provides an esthetic and functional result that allows proper access for hygiene and maintenance. This article describes the treatment of a patient with a maxillary removable partial denture supported by 3 implants. The use of alignment-correction abutments enabled restoration of misaligned implants.
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