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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-53

Relining a metal denture base: A clinical report


Department of Prosthodontics, K. L. E. S's Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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Nirmala Pasam
Department of Prosthodontics, K.L.E.S's Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum - 590 010, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.25884

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A conventional complete denture can be a successful treatment for many edentulous patients, but situations may arise, particularly in the mandible, where they do not satisfy the patient's need. The problem of denture breakage for one reason or another, is as old as the denture service itself. Midline fracture of the mandibular denture is very common in daily practice. A 58-year-old, completely edentulous, male diabetic patient with repetitive mandibular denture fractures, had been reported to department of Prosthodontics, K.L.E.S Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum. On examination, mandibular anterior denture bearing area was flabby. Hence, considering the patient's dental and medical history, an innovative technique was used. Weight, resistance to midline fracture and sufficient available denture thickness for subsequent relining are desirable, which can be achieved with this technique.


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