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Last reviewed: 11/10/2010
Last updated: 11/10/2010

LDBDA : 2803

lower partial denture

model showing partial overdenture in chrome cobalt.

Prior to the introduction of chrome colbalt in the 1940s, cast gold had been used as a metal denture base. Chrome cobalt allowed the production of stronger and more comfortable skeleton partial dentures.

base plastic; denture chrome cobalt; width 60mm

Image of partial denture