Andrews Bridge Fixed Removable System: A Clinical Case Report
Keywords:Alveolar Bone Defect, Andrews Bridge, Fixed Dental Prosthesis. Fixed-Removable, Removable Partial Denture
The aesthetic zone presents a dilemma for prosthetic rehabilitation. Prosthetic restoration of significant alveolar bone loss in the aesthetic zone is often challenging. The Andrews Bridge fixed removable system can be used in such cases as it combines the benefits of a Fixed Partial Denture (FPD) with the aesthetics of a Removable Partial Denture (RPD) to restore lost teeth and gingiva while addressing the aesthetic challenge of significant alveolar bone loss. It reduces the denture bulk and provides good retention and patient comfort. There is no need for palatal or lingual flange covering, as in a regular RPD.
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