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Palateless Complete Denture:A Minimally Invasive Approach to Preventive Case


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1 Post Graduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India
2 Additional Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India
3 Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India
4 Professor and Head, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India
     

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Background: Tooth loss due to caries and various other consequences, can cause simple loss of function to long term deleterious effects on the remaining residual bone, oral proprioception, temporomandibular joints and facial appearance. Case Description: A 33 year old female patient with Kennedy’s class I edentulism in both the arches with just three teeth remaining in maxilla has been treated with attachment retained maxillary palateless overdenture and mandibular removable partial denture. The maxillary teeth 11 21 23 were endodontically treated and a short coping with rhein 83 attachment were cemented and a maxillary overdenture over this was fabricated. This was opposed by mandibular partial denture. This case report attempts to prevent the remaining teeth in the oral cavity and gives a cost effective treatment option to the patient considering her financial status. Conclusion: This case report emphasizes the use of preventive prosthodontics helping enhance the quality of life of patient

Keywords

Overdenture, Tooth-supported overdenture, Attachments, combination syndrome, preventive prosthodontics.
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Authors

Neha Chugh
Post Graduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India
Pradeep Sheriger
Additional Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India
Aparna Ichalangod Narayan
Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India
Dhanasekar Balakrishnan
Professor and Head, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal, India

Abstract


Background: Tooth loss due to caries and various other consequences, can cause simple loss of function to long term deleterious effects on the remaining residual bone, oral proprioception, temporomandibular joints and facial appearance. Case Description: A 33 year old female patient with Kennedy’s class I edentulism in both the arches with just three teeth remaining in maxilla has been treated with attachment retained maxillary palateless overdenture and mandibular removable partial denture. The maxillary teeth 11 21 23 were endodontically treated and a short coping with rhein 83 attachment were cemented and a maxillary overdenture over this was fabricated. This was opposed by mandibular partial denture. This case report attempts to prevent the remaining teeth in the oral cavity and gives a cost effective treatment option to the patient considering her financial status. Conclusion: This case report emphasizes the use of preventive prosthodontics helping enhance the quality of life of patient

Keywords


Overdenture, Tooth-supported overdenture, Attachments, combination syndrome, preventive prosthodontics.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v11%2Fi2%2F2020%2Fijphrd%2F194866