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Prosthetic rehabilitation of a completely edentulous patient with palatal insufficiency.
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PMID:  17347544     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article presents a case report of a completely edentulous patient with palatal insufficiency successfully rehabilitated with closed hollow bulb obturator prosthesis and also describes a simple technique for fabricating a two-piece hollow bulb obturator that allows for control of the bulb's wall thickness and weight of the prosthesis.
Aruna M Bhat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0970-9290     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dent Res     Publication Date:    2007 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-09     Completed Date:  2007-06-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202990     Medline TA:  Indian J Dent Res     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-7     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Prosthodontics, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, India.
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MeSH Terms
Cleft Palate / complications,  rehabilitation*
Dental Impression Technique
Denture Design
Denture, Complete*
Middle Aged
Mouth, Edentulous / complications,  rehabilitation*
Palatal Obturators*

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