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NJBMS - Volume 6, Issue 2, October - December 2015

Pages: 81-85
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PROSTHETIC MANAGEMENT OF COMPLETELY EDENTULOUS PATIENTS WITH FLABBY RIDGE BY THREE DIFFERENT IMPRESSION TECHNIQUES: A CASE REPORT

Author: MAYURI B. KANDARPHALE, JAYASHREE MOHAN, PAUL SIMON, RAMESH R, VARUN ANAND

Category: Clinical Sciences

Abstract:

Flabby ridge is a commonly occurring condition in edentulous patients, which cannot be treated in a conventional man- ner, may cause irritation or inflammation of the ridge and instability of the denture. Modification in treatment procedure is required to fulfill patient’s esthetic and functional desires. This article describes three such clinical cases and the use of a suitable impression technique for the same.

Keywords: Double spacer technique, Flabby ridge, Palatal split tray, Window technique