Modified Complete Denture Prosthesis to Support Lip and Improve Speech in Completely Edentulous Patients with Neurological Problem—A Case Report

Sunny Panthi, Mohit Kamra, Amrit Khosla, Atulya Sharma, Swati Kapoor
2017 Dental Journal of Advance Studies  
AbstractLip has an important role in esthetics and phonetics of an individual. Damage to marginal mandibular nerve leads to loss of motor function and muscle tone of the affected side of lip. Eventually, it leads to loss of both primary functions of lip. Various surgical approaches of treatment do exist, but the treatment time is long and results are often not satisfactory. Prosthetically, these patients can be managed with the help of lip plumber prosthesis. This case report presents simple
more » ... accurate method to restore the harmonious relation of the lip.
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1672096 fatcat:w5252wsjwjb53ecsdfmvpskbca