mouth rehabilitation… going back to the drawing board
The development of an edentulous mouth may be achieved as early as the second and third decades in a person's life. The roads leading to this misfortune are diverse and the consequences include, among others, bone resorption, loss of masticatory function, nutritional deficiency, and loss of self-esteem.
Despite the use of conventional removable prosthetics and the varies efforts attempting to compensate for their shortcomings, bone resorption and psychological insecurities still persist.
New doors are opened nowadays with the massive advancement in dental implants as well as in prosthetics fabrication.
The objective of this lecture is to discuss the different treatment plans available and how to utilize each.