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Impression tray designs and techniques for complete dentures in cases of microstomia-A review.
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PMID:  21530444     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
OBJECTIVES: The present paper aims to review the literature on various approaches in the tray designs and different techniques used to overcome difficulties in making impressions of patients with severely limited mouth opening published from 1984 to 2009. STUDY DESIGN: A search in the National Library of Medicine's Pub Med database, Google search and Science Direct was performed to include all case reports and reviews on prosthodontic rehabilitation of patients with microstomia. A total of 17 articles were included for discussion in the review out of the 22 articles found to be giving new tray designs. CONCLUSIONS: Different tray designs and impression techniques which can be useful in management of difficult cases causing little discomfort to the patient and help in getting back such patients to a comfortable social living.
Chethan Hegde; Krishna Prasad; Anupama Prasad; Rakshith Hegde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of prosthodontic research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1883-1958     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101490359     Medline TA:  J Prosthodont Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Japan Prosthodontic Society. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
A. B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka 575 018, India.
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