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

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

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

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V Bhat
Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, (DU), Chennai
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.17101

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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.

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