SECTION TO SUCCESS’ PROSTHODONTIC MANAGEMENT OF LIMITED MOUTH OPENING – A CASE REPORT
*Dr. Sambayya Nanjannavar, Dr. Sanjayagouda B. Patil, Dr. Kiran Kumar H. S., Dr. Shruti Ch, Dr. Sonu Manoj Agrawal and Dr. Ashmi Sebastian
Prosthetic rehabilitation of a limited mouth opening poses a challenge in all the stages of treatment. Patients suffering from Oral submucous fibrosis usually have severe restriction of mouth opening due to formation of thick fibrous bands on the buccal mucosa. Impression making in such small oral opening usually requires special techniques. This article demonstrates a unique yet simple technique to fabricate a sectional custom tray to rehabilitate patient with partially edentulous maxillary and completely edentulous mandibular arch who was diagnosed with OSMF.
Keywords: Microstomia, sectional tray, submucous fibrosis.
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