Conventional Complete Dentures
Conventional complete dentures are made by taking accurate impressions of maxillary and mandibular denture bearing areas and associated structures. Complete dentures replace all of the natural dentition and associated structures of the maxilla or mandible. It is entirely supported by tissues – mucous membrane, connective tissues and underlying bone.
Four Essentials for the Efficient Functioning of Complete Dentures
Adequate Muscle balance
Adequate Occlusal balance
Completely edentulous upper and/or lower arches.
The dentist has control of the changes that may be required. Impression making of the denture bearing tissues under optimum conditions can be taken. Jaw relations are also recorded under optimum conditions.
There may be poor adaptability of the of the patient to large changes brought about during conventional complete denture contruction.
Complete Denture Construction
1. Preliminary impression using stock trays.
2. Fabrication of custom trays.
3. Final Impressions using the custom trays.
4. Occlusion rim construction.
5. Face bow record.
6. Planes of occlusion.
7. Vertical relation.
8. Horizontal jaw relation record.
9. Setting of denture teeth.
10. Try-in of wax dentures.
11. Processing of dentures.
12. Delivery of dentures.
13. Review of any problems during wearing of dentures.
For more information on the best possible Prosthodontic Treatment for your case, please consult your Dentist. “There is no online material nor website that can substitute for professional advice.”
Jesus Lecitona+, DMD, MScD-Prosthodontics
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