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Restoring Facial Aesthetics and Function with Implant Overdentures Restoring Facial Aesthetics and Function with Implant Overdentures

Author(s):

Lanka Mahesh, BDS, MBA;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS; Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, Vishal Gupta, BDS

Date Added:

10/18/2012


Summary:

Since the discovery of Osseointegration and introduction of implants in the dental field, replacement of missing teeth has become a successful option and proved to be a therapeutic breakthrough for edentulous people. Implant supported overdentures are fast becoming the choice of treatment for edentulous patients as they provide various advantages over the conventional dentures; most importantly they are a reliable and simple solution to denture retention and stability problems. This article discusses aesthetics and function provided with implant borne Overdentures in Maxillary and Mandibular arches.

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