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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Abgel a way to make light weight maxillary complete denture: An innovative technique

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Author Details: Varsharani Dhakne*,Premraj Jadhav,Milind Limaye,Chetan Modgi,Parisha Patil

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-480X

Print ISSN : 2581-4796

Article First Page : 119

Article End Page : 121


Maxillary denture in atrophic ridges should be as light weight as possible that will give the retention, stability & support to maxillary denture. Rehabilitation of such a condition is very difficult due to inadequate support from Hard and soft tissue .This technique describes a novel method for fabrication of a hollow maxillary complete denture. Usage Abgel it’s a absorbable gelatin sponge & this is placed into cavity left by the silicone putty index (Zhermack Zetaplus C Silicone) which gives suitable dimensions between acrylic resin and the denture base resin. Abgel is weightless, sterile & readily available.

Keywords: Atrophic ridges, Hollow denture, Abgel, Gelatine spongue

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