Fixing the Removable: A Case Report

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
Various treatment options can be planned for a completely edentulous patient including implant fixed and removable prosthesis. But, the trident factors: mastication, phonation and esthetics should be given prime consideration while doing any dental procedure so as to achieve good prognosis. Though, prognosis dependsmajorly on the underlying residual bone as well as the mucosa,which helps the prosthodontist to determine the choice of a suitable prosthetic treatment option for a particular
more » ... a particular patient. Various studies over the past decade have shown the advantages of a mandibular implant overdenture rather than conventional denture -as the first treatment option for a completely edentulous mandible. An implant supported hybrid prosthesis is an acrylic resin complete fixed dental prosthesis and supported by implants might be a solution in extreme cases that the need of the restoration for esthetics, function, lip support and speech. Therefore, this clinical report aims to present the esthetic and functional prosthetic rehabilitation of a mandibular ridge with implant supported fixed prosthesis. complete implant-supported over dentures and fixed hybrid prostheses can be planned.
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i5.9339 fatcat:2bcpwdonefdq5pbacw5s4xzrga