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CASE REPORT

Implant Supported Overdenture: An Ameliorating Alternative for Edentulism

Priyanka Ganesh Govindwar

Citation Information : Govindwar PG. Implant Supported Overdenture: An Ameliorating Alternative for Edentulism. Int J Oral Implantol Clin Res 2013; 4 (1):47-53.

DOI: 10.5005/JP-Journals-10021-1092

License: CC BY-ND 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Fixed and removable implant-supported restorations successfully address problems associated with complete dentures in edentulous mandibles. Implant-supported overdenture improves retention, stability, function, proprioception and comfort. This case report depicts step-by-step procedure for fabrication of implant-supported overdenture with castable bar and clip attachment. The bar was fabricated from readily available castable bar system and clips were attached to denture by indirect technique. The shortcomings of direct technique are overcome by this procedure. It is relatively simple and easy technique to produce an accurate prosthesis.


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