Prosthodontics Archive

Hyper Salivation or Sialorrhea in Denture Wearing Patients – Causes and Treatment

Hyper Salivation or Increase in Saliva after wearing Complete Dentures is a very common after effect of First time denture wearers, this is considered normal because the Oral Cavity or Mouth is getting used to the new Dentures presence. The Gingiva and other Soft tissues react to the presence of a new prosthesis in the [&hellip

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Best Textbooks to follow for Oral or Dental Implantology

Oral or Dental Implantology or Implant Dentistry has now become a major part of Dentistry because of the increased awareness of the patients and the increased knowledge and training of Dentists in this field. With multiple books being published each day, it is important to know and follow the Best Textbooks for Dental Implantology. Implantology [&hellip

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Instruments used for Recoding Jaw Relations in Complete Denture

Jaw Relations is defined as “Any relationship of Maxilla to Mandible”. To determine the exact relation of Maxilla to mandible in edentulous patients who are getting complete denture Jaw relations is the most important step which gives you the Vertical relation and Horizontal relation of Maxilla to mandible. The Steps done in Jaw Relations are: [&hellip

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Reasons for why your Dental Crown / Restorations Fall Out

Most of the people who are going to get or are having dental Crown have 2 questions in mind: Why do Dental Crown/Fillings/Restoration fall out ? This article will give you the reasons because of which your Dental Filling or Restoration may fall out. But remember that everyday in our Dental Clinic/Hospital/College we see many [&hellip

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How to Clean your Dentures

How to maintain Clean and Good looking Dentures is a common question asked by all the patients who get Dentures done. And it is your duty as a Dentist to keep the patients informed about the steps they should take to keep their Dentures in good shape for a long time. The main reasons for [&hellip

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Common Failures or Defects and Causes of Elastomeric Impression materials

Elastomeric impression materials are used to reproduce very accurate impressions where all the little details are also captured in the impression and reproduced in the cast produced. Classification of Elastomeric Impression materials: Elastomeric impression materials are divided into 3 types based on their composition 1. Polyether 2. Polysulfide 3. Silicone: Addition Condensation Failures in Elastomeric [&hellip

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What are the Tissues Surrounding Dental Implant

Dental Implant is an Artificial structure used to replace a missing tooth with the help of Osseointegration. Dental Implant is placed in the desired position after making a hole in the Alveolar bone depicting the natural tooth. But the differences in Tissues surrounding the Natural tooth Root and the root portion of the Dental implant [&hellip

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Abrasive materials used in Dentistry and their Uses

Abrasive materials are mainly minerals which are used in Finishing and Polishing a Restoration, Abrasive materials are used to remove the uneven or rough surface on the surface of restorative materials which will lead to debris accumulation and decrease the surface smoothness. These Dental Abrasive material particles coat the surface of the burs and act [&hellip

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What is the Use Importance and Location of Functional Cusp Bevel

Functional Cusp Bevel is the additional removal of tooth in a cavity preparation or tooth preparation in case of restorations. Functional Cusp Bevel increases the thickness of the otherwise thin Occluso-Axial junction of the restoration.   What is the use of Functional Cusp Bevel ? Additional thickness in this region is necessary because the Functional [&hellip

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Indications, Contra Indications, Considerations for Relining and Rebasing of Complete Denture

Relining and Rebasing of complete denture:  Relining:  It is a procedure as the name suggests to resurface the tissue side of the denture with a new Denture base material to produce an accurate adaptation on the denture foundation area with the tissue. The indications and contraindications of relining are given below. A Dentist looks at [&hellip

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Indications of non anatomic teeth or cuspless or Zero degree teeth

Non anatomic Teeth are also called as Zero Degree or Cuspless teeth used in Complete dentures in Prosthodontics. Complete or Removable Partial Dentures are used in patients who have lost their natural teeth and want replacement. In normal cases, two types of teeth are used – Acrylic and Porcelain teeth which are decided depending on [&hellip

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Classification of Sounds and Importance in Prosthodontics and Dentistry

Various types of sounds are produced by the oral cavity with the help of coordination of several parts of the oral cavity like the tongue, lips, teeth, palate which work in coordination to produce the sounds. These sounds are very important in the fabrication of Complete denture which helps in determining the correct Vertical dimension, [&hellip

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Muscles responsible for Movements and Action of Tongue and their nerve supply

Tongue is one of the most powerful muscle of the body and the movements of tongue are very important in speaking and swallowing or deglutation of food and the movements of tongue are controlled by Intrinsic and Extrinsic muscles. Action of Intrinsic muscles on movements of tongue: Superior Logitudnal muscle: Action: Shortens the tongue and [&hellip

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Which muscles form the Reteomylohyoid curtain and its boundries

Retromylohyoid curtain forms the distal end of the alveolingual sulcus. It is a curtain formed by the mucous membrane in the oral cavity. Retromylohyoid curtain bounds the Retromylohyoid fossa. It is a very important structure which plays a major role in the success or failure of a Complete Denture. This area is recorded in the [&hellip

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