International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


Clinical strategies for complete denture rehabilitation in a patient with Parkinson's disease


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Author Details: Himanshu Aeran, Suyashvi Gupta, Varun Kumar

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 229

Article End Page : 233


Abstract

Successful oral rehabilitation in the patients with Parkinson’s disease requires special care and attention. This clinical report describes the oral rehabilitation of a patient suffering from Parkinson’s disease from past 15 years and was edentulous from past 3 years. The neutral zone technique has been used in this case as it is the most effective way of  improving the stability of complete dentures especially in patients with diminished neuromuscular control. This technique involves fabricating the denture which is in harmony with the surrounding oral musculature