Textbook of Prosthodontics(Paperback)

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About the Book :Textbook of Prosthodontics encompasses all the different subspecialities of prosthodontics like Complete Dentures (CD), Removable Partial Dentures (RPD), Fixed Partial Dentures (FPD), Oral Implantology (OI) and Maxillofacial Prosthetics (MFP) with an aim to demystify the subject. The book provides a strong basic foundation along with contemporary clinical and laboratory applications. The book is written in an easy -to-comprehend-and-remember style, the clinical and laboratory aspects are depicted with colour photographs, radiographs, line arts, tables, boxes and flowcharts to make text self-explanatory.Useful for UGs as a prosthodontic textbook, an easy-to-practice book for the general practitioners and a basic reference for the PGsInteresting Facts : Covers DCI prescribed syllabus for UGs Contains numerous tables, boxes, flowcharts and more than 3000 high quality colour photos and line diagrams to supplement the text Contains dedicated chapters on Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Attachment Retained Dentures, Overdentures, and Smile Design Provides section wise Suggested Reading and chapter wise Sample Questions in Appendices section Companion website ( provides latest Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms for additional readingContents :Section I: COMPLETE DENTURES1. Introduction 32. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 103. Mouth Preparation 244. Impressions and Casts 355. Record Bases and Occlusal Rims 866. Maxillomandibular Relations 987. Articulation 1338. Occlusion 1459. Selection of Artificial Teeth 15210. Teeth Arrangement 16511. Try-in 18512. Processing and Remounting 19313. Denture Insertion 21114. Postinsertion Problems 21915. Refitting and Repair 22716. Single Complete Denture 24117. Immediate Dentures 248Section II: REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURES18. Introduction 25919. Sequelae of Partial Edentulism 26820. Classification of Partially Edentulous Arches 27221. Component Parts 28922. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 33323. Surveying 34324. Principles and Design 36025. Mouth Preparation 37626. Secondary Impressions and Master Cast 38827. Fabrication of Removable Partial Denture 39628. Denture Insertion 41429. Refitting and Repair 42130. Forms of Removable Partial Dentures 426Section III: FIXED PARTIAL DENTURES31. Introduction 44732. Component Parts 45533. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 46934. Occlusion 49235. Tooth Preparation 50136. Fluid Control and Gingival Displacement 55437. Impression Making 56638. Provisional Restorations 58239. Shade Selection and Lab Communication 59740. Lab Procedures 60541. Try-in and Cementation 64242. Failures in Fixed Partial Dentures 65343. Metal Free Ceramic Restorations 66944. Resin Bonded Fixed Partial Dentures 68045. Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth 686Section IV: MISCELLANEOUS46. Ceramic Laminate Veneers 70747. Attachment Retained Dentures 72048. Overdentures 73149. Oral Implantology 74750. Maxillofacial Prosthetics 79451. Smile Design 820Appendices 827Index 847About the Author :V Rangarajan MDS is currently Vice Principal, Professor and Head, Dept of Prosthodontics at Sri Venkateswara Dental College, Chennai. He is a Diplomate in Oral Implantology from ICOI, one of the first Indians to achieve this distinction. He is also Secretary cum Treasurer of Indian Prosthodontic Society since 2006; President Elect, Indian Dental Association, Madras Branch; Treasurer, Asian Academy of Prosthodontics; and President, Tamil Nadu Prosthodontic and Implant Society. He has delivered over 50 keynote lectures in national and international conventions and has published in indexed journals. He has been in private practice since 1993 and runs a multispeciality dental centre in Chennai, with a laboratory attached for ceramic technology.TV Padmanabhan MDS is currently Professor and Head, Dept of Prosthodontics, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai. He is a Diplomate of ICOI. He is also Chairman of Indian Board of Prosthodontics since 2012. He was also past President of Indian Prosthodontic Society and first and the only Indian to become the President of Asian Academy of Prosthodontics. He has lectured extensively in both national and international conferences and conducted many hands on courses. He has more than 50 publications in national and peer reviewed international journals. He has been in active clinical practice in Chennai since 1984.


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