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Attachments for dentures

Image Number 2 for United States Patent #4196516.

Denture attachments for establishing a connection between a tooth and an adjoining denture include a female housing anchored in a tooth, a male connector assembly with a housing and an expandable insert. The housing is secured to the denture, and is of reduced height relative thereto, whereby a portion of the denture overlies the housing. The housing is secured to the denture, and the insert is engaged in the female housing.In a modification, the housing of the male connector assembly has means to effect a secure connection with a mastic type of adhesive bond.

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