Prosthodontic Management of Patient with Anterior Hyperfunction Syndrome: A Clinical Challenge

Sanjan Verma, Manjit Kumar, Ritu Batra, Chhavi Sharma, Shak Mehta
2018 Dental Journal of Advance Studies  
AbstractThe patient with complete edentulous maxillary arch and partially edentulous mandibular arch poses certain complication in the form of syndrome which was described by Kelly in 1972. There is flabby tissue in the anterior maxilla and posterior occlusal plane slope-down. There is supraeruption of lower anterior teeth, fibrous growth of tuberosity area, resorption of bone in the posterior mandibular ridges, and loss of vertical dimension of occlusion. The treatment varies from patient to
more » ... s from patient to patient to develop this syndrome and also varies from condition of the remaining teeth. Best treatment option is to use dental implants, but conventional prostheses are used in complex cases. This clinical report presents the prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient exhibiting combination syndrome.
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1677647 fatcat:5wzkwa3aafcdpjdle2sbunvnrq