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Overdentures in partial anodontia: simple solutions for complex problems.

Compendium 1991 Mar;12(3):172, 174-7

Section of Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial Prosthetics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio.

Congenital defects in children and adolescents can present complex and challenging dental problems, including arch discrepancies, palatal defects, and malposed or otherwise disrupted dentition. Traditional treatment is often time-consuming, expensive, and in extensive defects, frequently compromised at best. The overdenture prosthesis, often overlooked, is a relatively simple and expedient solution to many of these severe problems, and the prosthetic techniques are familiar and readily employed by dentists without specialized training. Read More

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Role of the general dentist in maxillofacial prosthetics.

R Y Tang

J Prosthet Dent 1976 Oct;36(4):416-20

Care of oral cancer patients requires the opinions and coordinated efforts of various consultants or therapists functioning as a multidisciplinary team to treat individual patients' physical, social, and economic problems. The modern medical concept of total treatment of the patient must include dentistry. Every dentist with interest and training in the basic principles of maxillofacial prosthetics can offer invaluable assistance in the treatment of maxillofacial patients. Read More

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October 1976
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