Complete Denture - Midterm
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It is the art and science dealing with the restoration of missing one tooth/teeth and their supporting structures.
COMPLETELY EDENTULOUS PATIENT
The patient who has lost all of his teeth in one or both jaws.
Is a dental appliance that restores the missing teeth and their supporting structures in a completely edentulous jaw.
Tooth loss results in
- • Residual Ridge Resorption (RRR)
- • Decreased masticatory power (25%)
- • Loss of facial support and muscle tone
- • Psycho-social effects
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