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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 178-184

Conservative prosthodontic procedures to improve mandibular denture stability in an atrophic mandibular ridge

1 Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Rajas Dental College, Chennai, India

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D R Prithviraj
Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College, Bangalore, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.49179

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Obtaining consistent mandibular denture stability has long been a challenge for the dental profession. In particular, "flat lower ridge" is associated with difficulties in providing successful dentures. Stability of lower denture in such cases is usually the distinguishing factor between success and failure. This article intends to acquaint the reader with the various conservative prosthodontic techniques which can be employed to improve mandibular denture stability in case of an atrophic ridge.

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