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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, Year : 2018

Article Page : 119-121


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Abstract

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

Doi : 10.18231/2581-480X.2018.0031

How to cite : Dhakne V, Jadhav P, Limaye M , Modgi C, Patil P, Abgel a way to make light weight maxillary complete denture: An innovative technique. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2018;4(4):119-121

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