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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Hooks retained detachable Cheek plumper to enhance aesthetics in a completely edentulous patient- A case report

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Author Details : Deepti Kumar*, Rajeswari C L, Srivatsa G, Rohit Mohan Shetty

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 136-139

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Aesthetic reconstruction of original contours is one of the important goals of prosthodontic treatment. Restoration of missing teeth, masticatory function, speech and providing support to the lips and cheeks is prime goal of removable prosthetics. The cheeks lose their support in aged and edentulous individuals. Cheek lifting appliance or cheek plumper is a prosthesis that support and lift the cheeks for aesthetics. This article describes a clinical case where a cheek plumper is being innovatively made detachable by the use of hooks made from orthodontic wire attached to complete denture prosthesis.

Keywords: Cheek plumper, Orthodontic wire, Detachable, Hooks.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijohd.2019.029

How to cite : Kumar D , Rajeswari C L, Srivatsa G, Shetty R M, Hooks retained detachable Cheek plumper to enhance aesthetics in a completely edentulous patient- A case report. Int J Oral Health Dent 2019;5(3):136-139

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