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Indian Journal of Contemporary Dentistry
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 2
First page : ( 17) Last page : ( 20)
Print ISSN : 2320-5806. Online ISSN : 2320-5962.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2320-5962.2018.00013.X

Management of Severely Resorbed Mandibular Ridges

Panghal Vikram1, Kumar Neeraj2, Anand Bhargavi3, Sunda Sangeeta4

1Mds, Civil Hospital, India

2Private Practise, Noida

3Private Practise, Dehradoon

4Reader, Department of Orthodontics, JCD Dental College, Sirsa, India

Online published on 6 September, 2018.


A severely resorbed mandible poses a clinical challenge for thefabrication of a successful complete denture. This article includes a laboratory procedure to make a hollow space between the two halves of the mandibular denture in order to reduce the weight of the prosthesis, which in turn exerted less pressure on the already resorbed mandibular ridge.



Severely resorbed mandibular ridge, hollow mandibular denture, reduced load on the ridge.


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