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Journal of Dental Specialities

Over denture using access post system: an alternative solution for increasing retention

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Author Details : Vankadara SivaKumar, R. B. Hallikerimath, Ajinkya Patil, Megha Sethi

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2015

Article Page : 199-201

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One of the most common problems encountered by edentulous patients is lack of retention and stability of prosthesis with decreased masticatory efficiency. An over denture treatment is one of the inevitable solutionsfor this condition. This case report highlights the use of an “Access post over denture system” which is more advantageous over the conventional tooth supported over dentures. The access post  over denture  fabricated  was  well  retentive  and  esthetic  serving  as  a  conservative  approach  to  root preservation.

Keywords: Access post system, Complete denture, Overdenture, Ridge resorption, Stud- attachment.

How to cite : Sivakumar V, Hallikerimath R B, Patil A, Sethi M, Over denture using access post system: an alternative solution for increasing retention. J Dent Spec 2015;3(2):199-201

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