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NEET PG Dental/MDS (NEET MDS)

 

Prosthodontics is a highly extensive subject and is indeed the Bread and Butter of Dentistry.

Also, Prosthodontics is one of the most sought after specialities.

Owing to its vast syllabi, aspirants face great difficulty in retaining all the information of this subject.

Therefore, preparing this subject with a ‘Selective Approach’ is the best strategy to score high in Prosthodontics in NEET MDS.

 

In order to assist you in your preparation of Prosthodontics, PrepLadder Experts have put forward this article which will provide Insights on the Most Important Topics of Prosthodontics for NEET MDS.

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Most Important Topics of Prosthodontics for NEET MDS 2017

Here. we present a Unit-Wise list of the Most Important Topics of Prosthodontics:

Complete Denture

COMPLETE DENTURE

Unit Name

Most Important Topics 

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Patient Education

Hyperplastic Tissue

Consequences of Edentulism

Woods Classification

Masticatory Forces

Contacts during Chewing

Tooth Contacts during Swallowing

Residual Ridge Resorption

Bone Loss following Extraction

House Classification

Tuberosity Reduction

Combination Syndrome

 

Impression Making

Mucostatic Impression Technique

Mucocompressive Impression Technique

Selective Pressure Impression Technique

Impression Materials

Custom Tray, Spacer

 

Anatomical Considerations

Denture Bearing Area

Primary Stress Bearing Area

Secondary Stress Bearing Area

Posterior Palatal Seal

Vibrating Lines

Types of Soft Palate

Retromolar Pad

Muscles related to Complete Denture

Coronoid Process

Modiolus

 

Stability, Retention and Support

Definitions, Interfacial Surface Tension

Emergency Retentive Forces

Role of Saliva in Denture Retention

Retromolar Area

 

Jaw Relations

Occlusal Rims

Centric Relation

Muscles Involved in Centric Relation

Freeway Space

Interocclusal Distance

Sliverman’s Closest Speaking Spaces

Snow Shoe Effect

Christenson’s Phenomenon

Vertical Dimension at Rest

Vertical Dimension at Occlusion

Face Bow

 

Articulators

Classification, Arcon Articulator

Non - Arcon Articulator

Hanau Articulator

Lateral Condylar Guidance

 

Occlusal Concepts

Compensating Curves

Balanced Occlusion

Incisal Guidance

Condylar Guidance

Anatomic Teeth

Non-Anatomic Teeth

 

Teeth Setting

Arrangement of Artificial Teeth

Aesthetic, Phonetics

Lip Support, Neutral Zone

Balanced Occlusion, Hanau’s Quint

Monoplane or Non-Balanced Occlusion

Lingualized Occlusion

Bonwill’s Triangle

Dimensions of Color

Squint Test

Leon William Classification

Dentogenic Concept (SPA Factor)

Porcelain Teeth

Resin Teeth

 

Post Processing Adjustments

Selective Grinding 

Recontouring, Bull Rule

Deflective Contacts

 

Post Delivery Problems

Loose Denture

Epulis fissuratum

Papillary Hyperplasia

Soreness, Denture Stomatitis

Burning Sensation, Clicking

Overextensions

Difficulty in Swallowing

 

Tissue Conditioning and Reliners

Materials

Indications & Contra Indications of Relining 

 

Immediate and Overdentures

Advantages and Disadvantages of Immediate Dentures

Types of Immediate Dentures 

 

Processing

Porosity, Shrinkage

 

Also Read: Most Important Topics of Dental Materials for NEET MDS 2017

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Removable Partial Denture 

REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURE

Unit Name

Most Important Topics

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Indications Of RPD

Most Commonly Missing Teeth

Kennedy Classification

Impression Materials

 

Surveying

Dental Surveyor

Components  of Surveyor

Surveying Tools

Height of Contour

Survey Lines

Steps of Surveying

Guiding Planes

 

Major and Minor Connectors

Functions of Connectors

Beading

Maxillary Major Connectors

Mandibular Major Connectors

Rest Seat

Relation of Border to Gingival Crevice

 

Retainers

Clasp Configurations

Types of Clasps

Combination Clasp

Reciprocal Arm

RPI, Rest Seat

 

Indirect Retainers

Heel Raising Movement

Function of Indirect Retainers

 

Distal Extension RPD

Support, Stress Breaker

Abutment Teeth

Torquing Forces

 

Miscellaneous

Functional Impression Technique

Tissue Stop

Speech Defects

 

Also Read: Most Important Topics of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for NEET MDS 2017

 

Fixed Partial Dentures 

FIXED PARTIAL DENTURE

Unit Name

Most Important Topics

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Diagnostic Casts

Indications, Contra Indications

Pontic Designs, Trauma from Occlusion

Mouth Preparation

Cantilever

 

Retainers and Connectors

Components of FPD

Indications for Non-Rigid FPD

Partial Veneer Crowns

Indications and Contra Indications

Porcelain Jacket Crown

 

Abutments

Ante’s Law

Optimum Crown-Root Ratio

Root Surface Area of Each Tooth

 

Pontics

Types of Pontics and their Important Features

Gingival End of Pontic

Pontics Suitable for Anterior Region

Pontics Suitable for Posterior Region

 

Technical Considerations

Forces acting on Abutment Tooth

Structural Durability

Retention, Taper

Freedom of Displacement

Reduction, Types of Crowns

Three-Quarter Crowns

Retentive Grooves

Porcelain Jacket Crown

Indications of Laminates

Metal Ceramic Restorations

Types of Finish Lines and their Indications

Pier Abutment

Lost Salt Technique

Maryland Bridge

Rochette Bridge

Virginia Bridge

 

Miscellaneous 

Gingival Retraction

Failure of Abutment

 

Cementation and Post- Cementation Problems

Thickness of Luting Cement

Occlusal Disharmony

 

Occlusal Considerations

Variation between Centric Relation and Maximum Intercuspation

Canine Protected Occlusion

Bennett Shift

Bennett Movement

Working Side

Non-Working Side

Selective Grinding

Beyron’s Point

Types of Bone Quality

Obturators

 

Also Read: Best Books for NEET MDS 2017 Preparation

Thoroughly preparing the Above-listed Topics will definitely help you answer majority of the questions from Prosthodontics in NEET MDS.

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