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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2017, 5(2), 31-34
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-5-2-4
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Fenestrated Denture: A Grace Option To Edentulous Patient

Wael M. Zakaria1,

1Prosthetic Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, Qassim University, Saudia Arabia

Pub. Date: May 02, 2017

Cite this paper:
Wael M. Zakaria. Fenestrated Denture: A Grace Option To Edentulous Patient. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2017; 5(2):31-34. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-5-2-4

Abstract

Edentulism can lead directly to impairment, functional limitation, physical, psychological, and social disability, and handicap. Edentulism was found to have a significant effect on residual ridge resorption, which leads to a reduction in the height of alveolar bone and the size of the denture bearing area. Fenestrated denture is a concept which preserves remaining teeth. This case report discusses the advantages of exploitation few remaining teeth to minimize alveolar ridge resorption and improvement of retention and support through using fenestrated denture which overcomes many problems encountered by complete denture and removable partial denture patients.

Keywords:
fenestrated denture bone resorption edentulism

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