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CLINICAL RESEARCH

Mandibular Tooth-supported Overdenture using Customized Ball Attachments: A Clinical Research

Anshul Chugh, Sanju Malik, Sunita Rani

Keywords : Custom-made attachments, Metal copings, Overdenture, Precision attachments, Retained teeth

Citation Information : Chugh A, Malik S, Rani S. Mandibular Tooth-supported Overdenture using Customized Ball Attachments: A Clinical Research. Int J Oral Implantol Clin Res 2017; 8 (2-3):81-84.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10012-1173

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Tooth-supported overdentures are selectively supported from retained teeth and residual ridge. It helps to maintain the proprioception and preservation of remaining alveolar bone. Use of precision attachments provides with increased retention and gives an excellent sense of satisfaction to the patient. This clinical report describes the use of custom-made ball attachments to retain the tooth-supported mandibular overdenture.


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