RECENT ADVANCEMENT IN COMPLETE DENTURE

  • Gaurav Solanki Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur-324003, (Rajasthan)
Keywords: Complete denture, Advantages, Fabrication of denture, Care of denture, Patents

Abstract

Dentures are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth and are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. According to the condition and need base of patient different types of dentures are made. Complete denture involves the replacement of the lost natural dentition and is associated with the structures of maxilla and mandible for patients who have lost all their remaining natural teeth. This article throws light on technique of making complete denture, its advantages, complications and contraindications. A review of some patents on complete denture is also provided that summarizes the recent technical advancements taken place in this area.

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Published
2012-02-09
Section
Review Article