Precision Attachment Telescopic overdenture Palladium-Silver
• Preservation of alveolar bone.
• Preservation of proprioceptive response.
• A simple approach to a problem patient.
• Simplicity of construction – ease of obtaining accurate records
and superior denture stability
• Periodontal maintainence.
• Open palate possible
• Cost effective
• Ideal occlusion
• Superior patient acceptance
• Less trauma to supporting tissues
• Conversion to complete denture
- Caries susceptibility.
- Bony undercuts:‐ overcontoured and undercontoured flanges.
- Encroachment of interocclusal distance.
- Demand for meticulous oral hygiene
“Although the presence of few remaining teeth one of the major
indications for overdenture, as many abutments as possible are
retained in the arch
• Patients with poor prognosis for complete dentures
• In maxilla – in cases with excessive vertical overlap of anterior
• Unilateral overdenture with bone loss is excessive on one side of
• Lack of patient acceptance
• Lack of proper oral hygiene and periodontal tissue maintenance
• When other treatment modalities promise superior results
• Cost considerations