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#MCQ 18 - The main Purpose of covering the retromolar pad area is:

#MCQ 18 - The main Purpose of covering the retromolar pad area is:
A. Stability
B. Retention
C. Support
D. Contraction

Ans: B. Retention
Retromolar pad:
- gives the peripheral seal of a lower denture
- gives distal extension limit
- gives the height of the occlusal plane
- relieving area since it contains three muscles and aids the stability of the denture

Though retromolar pad provides stability, support and retention, the main objective of covering it is retention.

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    1. Was that a short form for Awesome ?? Or something else, Janice ?

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  2. This blog explains allot! I had my molar removed last month and my dentist told me that the retromolar pad area is important for the retention and stability of my dentures.

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