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Baba Farid University Dental Journal
Year : 2014, Volume : 5, Issue : 1
First page : ( 21) Last page : ( 24)
Print ISSN : 0976-8181. Online ISSN : 2230-7273.

Clinical and cephalometric evaluation of mandibular rest position in edentulous and complete denture patients: Original research

Aggarwal C.K., Professor, Lal Jagmohan, Former Principal, Shushant K Garg, Professor

Address for Correspondence: Dr. C.K. Aggarwal, Prosthodontics, 4, Professor Colony, Yamunanagar E-mail: drckaggarwal@yahoo.com

Online published on 28 May, 2014.

Abstract

Complete denture prosthesis aims at the satisfactory restoration of these lost functions by replacing the lost teeth and other associated structures. An important step in complete denture construction is correct recording of the various jaw relations. One of the important jaw relations to be restored is the vertical relation of occlusion. A study was conducted on rest position of mandible which showed that the values of mandibular rest position with dentures was greater than the same value without denture in all cases both clinically as well as cephalometrically. When these clinical and cephalometric differences were plotted on graph, the relationship between two differences was close to linear one.

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Keywords

Complete denture prosthesis, Nose Tip, Cephalometric, X-RAY & Mandibular rest position.

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