Dr. Jack Turbyfill



Functional impressions of the saddles of lower distal extension partials will be discussed.   This provides a far better fit of the saddles than the altered cast technique.

Why there should be stress breaker attachments in implant assisted dentures will be discussed. There is a difference in implant supported dentures and implant assisted dentures.   The unique redneck ball attachment will be shown.


  1. Patient generated functional impressions for free end saddle partial dentures.
  2. The difference between implant assisted dentures and implant supported dentures.
  3. Why there is still a need for resilient attachments in implant assisted dentures.


Dr. Turbyfill graduated from the University of Louisville in 1959. He studied with Dr. Earl Pound for many years and this relationship is responsible for his keen interest in prosthodontics. He is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Prosthodontics to name a few professional organizations. He teaches and lectures throughout the world on the principles of complete dentures and removable prosthodontics. He maintains a private practice in restorative dentistry.

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