Modified Tray with Mesh Design for the Management of Flabby ridge: A Case Report

  • Sudhanshu Srivastava Department of Prosthodontics, Saraswati Dental College, Lucknow, India
  • Sumit Kumar Mishra Department of Prosthodontics, Saraswati Dental College, Lucknow, India
  • Devendra Chopra Department of Prosthodontics, Saraswati Dental College, Lucknow, India
Keywords: Dental Impression Technique, Complete Denture, Aluminum, Polyvinylsiloxane

Abstract

Flabby ridge is an excessive movable fibrous tissue, usually affecting the maxillary and mandibular edentulous ridges. It is a typical finding frequently observed in the maxillary anterior region. It usually occurs when natural teeth oppose an edentulous ridge or in long-term denture wearers. The management of flabby ridges includes surgical intervention, implant-retained prostheses, and conventional dentures fabricated using the modified impression technique. This case report depicts a modified technique with the utilization of an aluminum mesh double tray and polyvinylsiloxane impression material for the management of a flabby ridge in the maxillary arch.

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Published
2019-04-30
How to Cite
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Srivastava S, Mishra S, Chopra D. Modified Tray with Mesh Design for the Management of Flabby ridge: A Case Report. Front Dent. 16(2):149-152.
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Case Report