Dr Misbah Rafique, Dr Naveed Hussain, Dr Imran Ali
Aim: The aim of this study was to discover the pattern of tooth loss and the type of treatment offered to partially dentate patients. Place and Duration: In the Dental department of Nishtar Hospital Multan for one year duration from January 2019 to January 2020. Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on partially dentate patients. Patients were interviewed and intraoral examinations were carried out in accordance with a specially designed form to gather information on age, sex, type of saddle, type of missing tooth and treatment given. The interviews and studies were conducted with seven hundred and eighty patients. Of the 786 patients, 378 are men and 408 are women aged 18-70. Results: Of 786; 466 patients had Class III Kennedy saddle. One hundred fifty-eight patients are of Kennedy II class. There was room for chairs in the classroom. One hundred patients took the IV-class Kennedy chair. 62 patients were found to have Kennedy’s class I saddle area. Conclusion: Of the 786 patients, 74 received the fixed partial dentate prosthesis (FPDP) and 712 was the removable partial prosthesis (RPDP). Key words: Removable partial dental prostheses (RPDP), Saddle area, Kennedy’s classification, fixed partial dental prostheses (FPDP, tooth loss.