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CATEGORY: CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 29

Rehabilitation of congenital maxillary defect with modified fixed removable Prosthesis: A Case Report


Pushpagiri College of Dental Sciences, Tiruvalla, India

Date of Web Publication8-Jan-2021

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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.306392

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How to cite this article:
Abraham J. Rehabilitation of congenital maxillary defect with modified fixed removable Prosthesis: A Case Report. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2020;20, Suppl S1:29

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Abraham J. Rehabilitation of congenital maxillary defect with modified fixed removable Prosthesis: A Case Report. J Indian Prosthodont Soc [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Jan 20];20, Suppl S1:29. Available from: https://www.j-ips.org/text.asp?2020/20/5/29/306392



Introduction: Prosthetic rehabilitation of congenital anterior ridge defect is a challenge for the prosthodontist as it should satisfy both aesthetic and functional demands of the patient. Congenital intraoral defects presents with compromised clinical situation where, treatment plan should be aimed at providing a prosthesis that is aesthetic, functional and hygienic. An appropriate prosthetic design, other than conventional removable or fixed partial denture, should be formulated that satisfies all the objectives of a prosthesis.

Methodology: Andrews Bridge is a partial denture design where pontic portion of the prosthesis is removable permitting access for oral hygiene.

Conclusion: This paper describes a case of missing maxillary anterior teeth with cleft in the pre-maxillary region which was rehabilitated using modified Andrews's bridge design.






 

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