SINGLE COMPLETE DENTURE BOON OR BANE : A CASE REPORT

yadav V Vijayashankar
2012 ANNALS AND ESSENCES OF DENTISTRY  
Eight to nine natural teeth in good condition in lower arch with a completely edentulous upper arch present a serious problem in prognosis of upper complete denture because of mid-line fractures. The personalities of patients in this situation can be seriously effected by what they consider is a hopeless state of their oral health. They feel that they cannot chew food properly, their mouths are uncomfortable and traumatized, the mandible can never seem to find a firmly defined terminal position
more » ... d terminal position and they believe that their physical appearance is marred beyond hope of remedy.
doi:10.5368/aedj.2012.4.1.3.4 fatcat:2bjya4cksrhqniwwlqsu7st4yu