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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Prosthodontics MCQ 19

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Which of the following is/are true concerning Kennedy’s/Applegates rules?

1. Kennedy class 1 involves bilateral edentulous areas posterior to the natural teeth while a Class II has a unilateral edentulous area posterior to the natural teeth.

2. Kennedy Class 3 always has one unilateral edentulous area with teeth posterior to it. A Class 4 has a single edentulous area crossing the midline and anterior to natural teeth.

3. You may have up to 2 mods only in a Kennedy Class 4 case.

4. If a second or third molar is missing and is not to be replaced it is not considered in Applegate's rules. If to be replaced it will determine the class.

5. Modifications are those areas other than the those that determine the classification and are designated by their number.

  1. All the above are true
  2. None are true
  3. 1,2,3 are true
  4. 1,4,5 are true
  5. 3,4,5 are true
  6. 1,4 are true.


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