A Simplified Impression Technique for a Flabby Maxilla - A Clinical Report

  • Brijesh Maskey People’s Dental College and Hospital, Shorakhutte, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • S.R.B. Mathema People’s Dental College and Hospital, Shorakhutte, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • A. Bhochhibhoya Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu, Nepal
Keywords: Flabby denture-bearing tissues, Impression techniques, Impression material

Abstract

Flabby maxillary ridge is the most commonly encountered clinical condition during routine dental practice. The presence of these displaceable denture-bearing tissues often poses difficulty during fabrication of complete dentures resulting in compromised support, retention and stability. Many impression techniques and materials have been proposed in various literatures to help overcome this difficulty. These techniques vary in philosophies but are often quite time-consuming to perform, and rely on materials not commonly in use in contemporary dental practice. The purpose of this paper is to describe an impression technique for flabby ridges, using conventional impression material.

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Author Biographies

Brijesh Maskey, People’s Dental College and Hospital, Shorakhutte, Kathmandu, Nepal

Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics,

S.R.B. Mathema, People’s Dental College and Hospital, Shorakhutte, Kathmandu, Nepal

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics

A. Bhochhibhoya, Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Published
2018-12-31
Section
Case Reports