Customized Attachment for Cheek Plumper: A Case Report

Keywords: Detachable Cheek Plumper, Denture Esthetics, Sunken Cheeks, Unconventional Dentures

Abstract

The goals of replacement of teeth with a complete denture are not limited to only providing the patient with the ability to chew food comfortably. Due to the increasing demands and consciousness of the patients regarding esthetics, prosthodontist must emphasize on not just the function but also overall appearance of the patients.  The loss of support of the facial musculature is of great concern in treating completely edentulous patients. Sunken cheeks are one of the major consequences of flaccid facial musculature. The incorporation of cheek plumpers in the dentures has improved the appearance of patients with such conditions. They are noninvasive and straightforward to fabricate. Various attachments may be used for this purpose depending upon the case present. This case report involves 2 cases with different techniques for the attachment of detachable cheek plumpers.

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Author Biographies

Vidushi Saxena

PG Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Kheri Mor, Sector-89, Faridabad, Haryana- 121002

Nikhil Kumar Chaudhary

PG Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Kheri Mor, Sector-89, Faridabad, Haryana- 121002

Manisha Gulati

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Kheri Mor, Sector-89, Faridabad, Haryana- 121002

Salil Pawah

Professor & HOD, Department of Prosthodontics, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Kheri Mor, Sector-89, Faridabad, Haryana- 121002

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0412.03400
Published: 2021-03-21
How to Cite
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Vidushi Saxena, Nikhil Kumar Chaudhary, Manisha Gulati, Salil Pawah. Customized Attachment for Cheek Plumper: A Case Report. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Mar.21 [cited 2021Apr.19];4(12):CR9-CR12. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/400