Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Hollow Denture: Prosthodontic Rehabilitation for Acquired Partial Maxillary Ridge defect –A case report

Ketan Sapariya, Pritesh Vora, Bhagyashri Bhalani,Sameer Chauhan, Rajesh Sethuraman, Kavita Gupta


Maxillectomy, the partial or total removal of the maxilla in patients suffering from benign or malignant neoplasms, creates a challenging defect for maxillofacial prosthodontist. In general, there is reduced capacity for remaining teeth and tissue to provide optimal cross arch support, stability and retention. Heavy weight of prosthesis is often a dislocating factor. This present article is case report of prosthetic rehabilitation of compromised Aramany class IV defect with an interim light weight hollow bulb prosthesis for a patient suffering from Nasopharyngeal Angio-fibroma and who has undergone surgical partial maxillectomy in right maxillary region operated before 20 days.

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