Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Dental Publication / Article Details

Sectional Impressions and Simplified Folding Complete Denture for Severe Microstomia Sectional Impressions and Simplified Folding Complete Denture for Severe Microstomia

Author(s):

Wendy AuClair, DDS, MS;Daniel A. Givan, DMD, PhD; Julius C. Seidenfaden, CDT; Jose Paiva, DDS, MS

Date Added:

3/30/2011


Summary:

A patient presenting with severe microstomia (PDI Class IV) was unable to insert a maxillary complete denture. Sectional final impressions were made using two impression materials and an interlocking custom tray. A folding record base was used for maxillomandibular relationship records. A novel folding maxillary denture with a custom hinge and plunger attachment to lock the denture in the open position was fabricated. The patient was able to insert the collapsed denture, open it intraorally, and enjoy successful masticatory function.

Related Articles
Long-Term Outcome of Cemented Versus Screw-Retained Implant-Supported Partial Restorations

Long-Term Outcome of Cemented Versus Screw-Retained Implant-Supported Partial Restorations
The present study was designed to compare the long-term outcome and complications of cemented versus screw-retained implant restorations in partially edentulous patients. The long-term outcome of cemented implant-supported restorations was superior to that of screw-retained restorations, both clinically and biologically.

Author(s): Joseph Nissan, DMD; Demitri Narobai, DMD; Ora Gross, DMD; Oded Ghelfan, DMD; Gavriel Chaushu, DMD, MSc
View Article>>
Proximal Contact Areas of the Maxillary Anterior Dentition

Proximal Contact Areas of the Maxillary Anterior Dentition
The goal of this study was to quantify the apicoincisal extent of the proximal contact area (PCA) between the eight maxillary anterior teeth. PCAPs should be taken into consideration for clinical anterior restorations since they determine the papillary and incisal embrasures.

Author(s): Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT;Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS;Christian F.J. Stappert, DDS, MS, PhD, Priv-Doz;Jocelyn H.-P. Tan, DDS
View Article>>
Minimally Invasive Reconstruction in Implant Therapy - The Prosthetic Gingival Restoration

Minimally Invasive Reconstruction in Implant Therapy - The Prosthetic Gingival Restoration
This article presents a reliable and consistent alternative to prosthetically restore cases with an uncertain surgical outcome or for those patients who do not want to undergo regenerative surgical procedures.

Author(s): Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MS, PhD;Galip Gurel, DDS; Eric Van Dooren, DDS; Murilo Calgaro, CDT; Juvenal de Souza Neto, CDT
View Article>>
Related Videos
Restoring Pink & White Esthetics with Implant Restorations Premium Member Content

Restoring Pink & White Esthetics with Implant Restorations
The utilization of artificial gingiva to restore deficient ridge inside the esthetic zone.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
Presentation Style: Lecture
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Final Seating and Cementation of a Central Incisor Crown Premium Member Content

Final Seating and Cementation of a Central Incisor Crown
Dr. Ronald Goldstein shares his approach to the often complex and challenging effort required to deliver a single incisor crown.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Implant Therapy and Esthetic Considerations - Final Screw-Retained All-Ceramic Restoration - Part 5 of 6 Premium Member Content

Implant Therapy and Esthetic Considerations - Final Screw-Retained All-Ceramic Restoration - Part 5 of 6
Dr. David Garber demonstrates the restoration of the single implant from open-tray impression making, through the development of an all-ceramic screw-retained crown.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Smile Design and Team Work Premium Member Content

Smile Design and Team Work
The protocol that is presented will improve the esthetic diagnosis, the communication and the predictability of anterior ceramic restorations.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry: Replicating Nature, When Nature Has Been Compromised Premium Member Content

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry: Replicating Nature, When Nature Has Been Compromised
Drs. Cherilyn Sheets and Jacinthe Paquett discuss the understanding of the art and science of dentistry to create restorations that duplicate nature.

Presented By:: Dr. Cherilyn Sheets
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 3.5 CEU (Continuing Education Units)
Watch Now>>
Multidisciplinary Crowns & Bridges Premium Member Content

Multidisciplinary Crowns & Bridges
A 5 part course worth 1 CEU.

Presented By:: Pinhas Adar, MDT, CDT;Michael Sonick, DMD;Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT;Ernesto A. Lee, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Download Now

Important!

To view this dental publication or article, you must be a registered user of Dental XP. If you are already a member, click here to login.

Registration is free and only takes several minutes. Dental XP will never spam you, or sell your information.

Join For Free


Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2014

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register