Complete Denture - Midterm

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  1. PROSTHODONTICS
    It is the art and science dealing with the restoration of missing one tooth/teeth and their supporting structures.
  2. COMPLETELY EDENTULOUS PATIENT
    The patient who has lost all of his teeth in one or both jaws.
  3. COMPLETE DENTURE
    Is a dental appliance that restores the missing teeth and their supporting structures in a completely edentulous jaw.
  4. 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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Complete Denture - Midterm
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2016-04-29 19:57:27
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