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Alternative esthetic and cost-effective therapy using a removable partial overdenture for the treatment of a patient with class III malocclusion


Removable partial denture. Overdenture. Reverse articulation occlusal relationship. Angle class III malocclusion. Denture esthetic. Denture base

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Porto VC, Kazniakowski RAB, Baggio FR, Conti PCR. Alternative esthetic and cost-effective therapy using a removable partial overdenture for the treatment of a patient with class III malocclusion. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2015 Nov. 25 [cited 2024 Feb. 26];5(16):985-90. Available from:


This clinical case describes the treatment of a patient with an Angle class III malocclusion using an removable partial overdenture (RPOD). This treatment was selected as it was minimally invasive, had relatively low laboratory costs and was a simple technique. Clinical results were functionally and esthetically satisfactory. The treatment combined orthodontic and prosthodontic treatment, requiring few clinical appointments as compared to other therapies.


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