PROSTHODONTIC REHABILITATION OF PATIENT WITH FLABBY RIDGES
Dr. Abroo Hussain, Dr. Ragheeba Ansari, Dr. Manish Kumar, Dr. Sabeeha Hussain, Dr. Aamir Khan Layal
Abused, inflamed, atrophic, and flabby ridges always pose a great challenge to a prosthodontist in the fabrication of complete dentures. Unless managed appropriately, such „flabby ridges‟ adversely affect the support, retention and stability of complete dentures. In particular, problems arise during the procedure of impression making, when forces cause the highly mobile denture bearing tissues to become distorted leading to loss of peripheral seal and perpetuate tissue inflammation. This paper presents a case report of one of the impression making technique for edentulous patients with flabby alveolar ridge.
Keywords: Mucostatic Technique, Hyperplastic Tissue, Flabby Ridge, liquid?supported denture.
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