PALATAL RUGAE REPLICATION IN MAXILLARY DENTURE: A CASE REPORT
Reeta Yadav* and G. Ajay Kumar
This case report presents duplication of patient’s palatal rugae on complete denture during fabrication. The palatal rugae are important for better tongue adaptation, phonetics, taste perception and play role in forensic odontology. Therefore, duplication of rugae will make the denture mechanically functional, aesthetically pleasing and permit normal speech.
Keywords: Rugae, tactile, phonetics, tongue, incisive papilla, putty index.
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