The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society

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: 2005  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 114--118

A close-up on obturators using magnets: Part I - magnets in dentistry


V Bhat 
 Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, (DU), Chennai, India

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V Bhat
Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, (DU), Chennai
India

Magnets have been used in Prosthodontics since 1960 for various purposes, like for retention in over dentures, implant-supported dentures, partial dentures and for maxillo facial prostheses. However, insufficient literature is available in this aspect of treatment procedure. Part I of this article discusses history of dental magnets, different types available, classification, their general properties, mechanism of action, biocompatibility and recent developments in great detail.


How to cite this article:
Bhat V. A close-up on obturators using magnets: Part I - magnets in dentistry.J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2005;5:114-118


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Bhat V. A close-up on obturators using magnets: Part I - magnets in dentistry. J Indian Prosthodont Soc [serial online] 2005 [cited 2020 Jun 1 ];5:114-118
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