Prosthodontics Past Questions

Prosthodontics Past Questions

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1. Lower bilateral edentulous area missing 567.
a. Classify.
b. Which major connector, why?
c. Which clasp assembly, why ?
d. Color coding for above.
e. Methods of impression making, explain.
2. CD patient with DM on medication has bony spicules and high frenal attachment.
a. T/t plan
b. Method of increasing width of residual ridge.
c. Steps of CD.
d. Post-insertion instructions.
3. A cast moddel of a patient was studied and:
a. Missing 35, 36, 37, 38, 46, 47 with 48 present.
b. Supraerupted 24, 25, 26.
c. Buccally placed 28
d. Classification ?
e. Figure with denture prosthesis ?
f. Needs for surveying ?

4. Ill-fitting denture worn 1 yr back. O/E, traumatic ulcers in denture-bearing area, xerostomia.
a. List the conditions of the ill-fitting dentures.
b. Investigatins to be done.
c. Mx.
5. 40 yr old lady with missing max lateral incisors. O/E, midline diastema. Pt is smoker and diabetic.
a. Different Tt modalities, justify one.
b. Which modality not indicated for above mentioned case ?
c. Steps of Tt plan.
6. 50yrs, all-dentulous maxilla, edentulous mandible.
a. Different types of Tt modalities and prognosis.
b. Types and techniques of jaw relation.
c. Difficulties during fabrication of denture.
7. Mandibular bilateral posterior edentulism, supraerupted upper teeth.
a. Classification.
b. Causes of reduced interarch space.
c. Tt plan.
8. Betelnut chewer edentulous patient.
a. Various Tt modalities.
b. Procedures for treatment plan.
c. Troublesome factors during Tt.

9. 25 yrs lady with proclined max teeth, discoloured all teeth with flakes on surface.
a. Appropriate Tt plan.
b. Various prosthodontic options.
c. Procedure of Tt for best prosthetic option.
10. Kennedy/Applegate.
11. Clasp assembly.
12. Requirement of clasp design.
13. Components of RPD.
14. Major connectors, definition and requirement.
15. Max major connector : special requirement.
16. Types of max and mand major connectors.
17. Minor connectors: defn and types.
18. Types of rest, retainer.
19. Factors influencing magnitude of stress transmitted to abutment tooth.
20. Surveyor : defn, parts, figure, types, purpose and objective.

21. Factors influencing path of insertion.
22. Impression technique.
23. Vestibuloplasty
24. Jaw augmentation involving denture bearing area.
25. 1o, 2o, stress bearing area, limiting area, relief area.
26. Jaw relation – types.
27. Types of face bow, parts.
28. Define centric relation, methods to record.
29. Classification of articulators.
30. PPS: defn, significance, how to record.
31. Selection of teeth.
32. Mouth preparation.
33. Define retention and stability. Factors affecting retention.
34. SN: Eccentric relation, fluid wax technique.
35. Justify the implementation of jaw relation in prosthetic rehabilitation.
36. Importance of TRY-IN.
37. Balanced occlusion.Factors determining occlusion.
38. SN: Biological width.
39. Stress breaker.
40. Influence of systemic factors on RRR and Mx.
41. Aspects of aging wrt oral cavity.
42. Principles of impression making.
43. Periodontal consideration in impression making of FPD.
44. Define CR, CO.

45. C/C
a. Max intercuspation and CO.
b. Mucompressive and mucostatic technique.

46. I/CI of lingual plate.
47. Classify dental implants.
48. SN: definitive obturator, steps and design.
49. Define pontic, classify. SN: Modified ridge lap.
50. Finish line configuration
51. Gingival retraction method.
52. Provisional restoration
53. Surveyor: uses and sequence in surveying.
54. Missing 34, 36
a. Define Ante’s law.
b. Define pier abutment.
c. Pontic indicated and why ?
d. Key and keyway figure.
e. Is it necessary in this case, why ?

55. Missing 22
a. Tt plan
b. Best option.
c. Investigations.

56. Classification of muscle attachment of soft palate. Velopharyngeal mechanism.

57. Classification, parts, limitation, recent advancement of semi adjustable articulator.
58. SN: resin bonded prosthesis, bonding technique.
59. Types, I/CI of implants.
60. 50 yrs old. Upper incisors missing, flabby ridge. O/E, resorbed ridge.
a. Tt option
b. Tt plan.
c. Impression technique.
61. Abused tissue and Mx.

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