Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Fabrication of Quinlivan Attachment Using Metal Press Button– A Case Report

 Reji P Gopalan, Vivek V Nair, Joy P T, Prasanth Manohar


The use of last few remaining teeth in a ravaged dentition to improve the stability and retention of prosthesis is an age old concept. Retention is improved greatly by use of attachments, but many are deprived of overdenture treatment because of financial constraints. This article describes a novel method of fabricating a quinvilivan overdenture attachment by use of a metal press button. This acts as the male component and orthodontic separators are used as the female component. This technique provides a reasonable amount of retention in a cost effective and simple way.

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