Journal of Nepalese Prosthodontic Society

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Abstract

The present prime concern in dentistry is on preservation of remaining natural teeth. Presence offew teeth in oral cavity help in preserving alveolar ridge integrity, maintain the proprioception, andgives psychological benefit to the patient. Overdenture has proven to be the mainstay of conservativeprosthodontic treatment when proper diagnosis, treatment planning, and most importantly, patientcompliance are achieved. This paper presents a case report of rehabilitation of a 65 year old patientwith multiple missing teeth with tooth supported overdenture in both maxilla and mandible.

Key words: Edentulism; overdenture; residual ridge resorption.


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