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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences


Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation of a Severely Mutiliated Dentition in an Intellectually Challenged Patient- A Case Report


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Author Details : Pravin Eknath Raipure, Ravindra Pawar

Volume : 2, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 61-63


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Abstract

Planning and executing the restorative rehabilitation of a severely mutilated dentition in intellectually challenged patient is one of the most challenging task for a dentist. Motivating such patients for maintainance of oral hygiene, after the rehabilitation again has to play a major role in a treatment, to attain a fair prognosis. Severely mutiliated dentition usually presents with loss of anterior guidance necessary for the protection of posterior teeth against wear during excursive movements .This leads to alteration in occlussal plane and loss of vertical dimension. This case reports presents a rehabilitation of 35 year old male patient who is mentally challenged having severely mutiliated, badly carious, broken down teeth with poor oral hygiene.

Keywords:
Rehabilitation, Mutiliated teeth, Intellectually challenged

How to cite : Raipure P E, Pawar R, Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation of a Severely Mutiliated Dentition in an Intellectually Challenged Patient- A Case Report. Santosh Univ J Health Sci 2016;2(1):61-63

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