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CLINICAL REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-47

Full-mouth rehabilitation of completely edentulous patient using implant-supported fixed prosthesis


Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
D R Prithviraj
Room No. 7, Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College, Bangalore
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.43254

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Modern dentistry aims to return patients to normal oral health and function in a predictable fashion. The selection of the ­available therapy has a substantial influence on the level of quality with which this objective can be met. Satisfying a completely edentulous patient is always considered a difficult task. Various treatment options for rehabilitation of the completely edentulous patient are available: conventional complete denture, overdenture, implant-supported overdenture and full-arch fixed implant-supported prostheses. The patient's function while wearing a complete denture may be reduced to 60% compared with that previously experienced with natural dentition; however, implant prosthesis may return the function to near normal limits. This clinical report presents rehabilitation of a completely edentulous patient who was not satisfied with his existing conventional complete dentures. The patient was rehabilitated using full-arch implant-supported fixed ceramometal prostheses. The final treatment result provided the patient with esthetically and functionally efficient prostheses.


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