Overdentures

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Sunday 6 July 2008 with 0 comments



This preserves alveolar bone, motor skills and proprioreception.

6 advantages:

1. maintains arch integrity

2. Fabrication is simple

3. Improved retention

4. Easier placement of teeth

5. Good patient acceptance

6. Less trauma to supporting tissues

2 disadvantages:

1. Abutment loss is commonly associated with perio disease or caries

2. The overdenture is bulkier in area of abutment


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