Two Alternatives for Impression Making of Mandibular Flabby Ridge: Case Reports
Khyati Shah, Pooja Parikh, Naveen YG, Tamanna Chhabra.
Journal Title:Advances in Human Biology
With the increase in life expectancy, there is increase in number of edentulous individuals requiring rehabilitation with complete dentures. Flabby ridge is a commonly encountered condition in clinical practice which affects the retention and stability of the mandibular denture. Two patients reported in K.M. Shah dental college with flabby mandibular ridges. Two different secondary impressions were employed for the two patients, one was 'Window technique using Hub of needle' and other was 'Window technique using Magnets'. These techniques resulted in a stable and retentive mandibular denture.