Flexible Denture: A Hope for Partial Edentulous Patient- A Case Report

  • Gitanjali Mago
  • Puneet Sharma
Keywords: Flexible Denture, Valplast, Flexiplast, Nylon, Acrylic Clasps

Abstract

The various treatment options for the aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of partially edentulous patients are conventional fixed partial dentures, implant supported fixed partial dentures and removable partial dentures. In some cases, removable partial dentures may be the only choice which is available other than implants and fixed partial denture. Removable cast partial dentures are used as definitive removable prostheses when indicated, but location of clasps is not aesthetically pleasant. So, when patient is concerned about aesthetics, flexible partial dentures which is aesthetically superior may be considered. But for the success of flexible removable partial denture, proper diagnosis, treatment planning, insertion, wearing and maintenance of this prosthesis is very important.

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Author Biographies

Gitanjali Mago

PG student, Department of Prosthodontics & Implantology, D.J. College of Dental Sciences & Research, Modinagar

Puneet Sharma

PG student, Department of Prosthodontics & Implantology, D.J. College of Dental Sciences & Research, Modinagar

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Published
2019-11-23
How to Cite
Gitanjali Mago, & Puneet Sharma. (2019). Flexible Denture: A Hope for Partial Edentulous Patient- A Case Report. International Healthcare Research Journal, 3(8), 267-270. https://doi.org/10.26440/IHRJ/0308.11302