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J Korean Acad Prosthodont. 1998 Oct;36(5):748-757. Korean. Original Article.
Hwang JW , Shin SW .
Department of Prosthodontics, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea.
Abstract

The stability and retention of mandibular complete denture have been a continuing problem for dentists and patients. Magnets have been investigated or used in clinical dentistry as retentive aids. The obvious advantages are that these attachments do not need spacial equipments or require frequent adjustment of replacement with use, and they likely transmit less lateral forces to the abutment. This articles discusses the scientific background and clinical application of high potency magnetic alloys in overdenture

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