Textbook of Complete Dentures

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PMPH-USA, 2009 - Medical - 446 pages
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Textbook of Complete Dentures, Sixth Edition presents various aspects of the basic principles of complete denture prosthodontics. The text is technique-oriented and relates the basic sciences of anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology and psychology with the art and mechanics involved in complete denture construction. This clinically oriented and well-illustrated book will provide the essential information to successfully treat complete denture patients in any dental practice environment. All dental students and practitioners interested in removable prosthodontics will benefit greatly from reading this comprehensive textbook.

New to this edition
1: New color photographs of all clinical procedures
2: Introduction to implant retained/supported overdentures
3: In-depth discussion of all denture occlusion concepts
4: New digital image collection for instructors

 

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Contents

Introduction and Definitions
1
Introduction
2
Definitions
3
Dental Materials for Complete Dentures
7
Denture Base Materials
8
MetalBased Dentures
10
Polymer Plastic Teeth
11
Chairside Reline Materials
12
Factors of Protrusive Occlusion
152
Effective Cusp Angles ECA
155
Example
156
Conclusion
158
Maxillomandibular Records and Articulators
161
Articulators for Complete Dentures
162
Maxillomandibular Records
167
LabialBuccal Contour
168

Laboratory Reline Materials
13
Denture Repair
14
Polyvinyl Siloxane PVS and Polyether PE
15
Dental Stones
16
Types of Stones
17
Dental Waxes
18
Abrasive Cleansers
19
Denture Adhesives
20
PasteBased Products
21
Anatomy of the Edentulous Ridges
25
Extraoral Features
26
Structures of the Facial Vestibules
27
Alveolar Residual Ridges
29
Maxillary Arch
30
Mandibular Arch
34
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
45
Diagnosis
46
Present Medical Condition
47
Dental History
48
Intraoral Examination
51
Mental Attitude of Patient
57
Additional Diagnostic Information
58
Treatment Planning
60
Prognosis
61
Preprosthetic Surgical Considerations
65
Patient Evaluation and Expectations
66
Treatment Planning
67
Commonly Used Preprosthetic Procedures
68
Intraseptal Alveoloplasty
69
Edentulous Ridge Alveoloplasty
70
Buccal Exostosis
71
Maxillary Tuberosity Reductions
72
Maxillary Tori
75
Mylohyoid Ridge Reduction
76
Genial Tubercle Reduction
77
Maxillary Soft Tissue Tuberosity Reduction
78
Excision of RedundantHypermobile Tissue Overlying the Tuberosities
80
Inflammatory Papillary Hyperplasia of the Palate
81
Surgical Guides Templates
82
Preliminary Impressions Diagnostic Casts and Custom Final Impression Trays
85
Making the Preliminary Impressions
87
Pouring the Diagnostic Casts
94
Shaping the Diagnostic Casts
95
Custom Final Impression Trays
97
Impression Philosophies as Related to Tray Fabrication
98
The Selective Pressure Impression Tray and StressBearing Areas
99
Fabrication of the Impression Tray
101
Final Impressions and Creating the Master Casts
105
Proper Custom Impression Tray Extension
107
Border Molding
113
Border Molding with Modeling Compound
116
Border Molding the Maxillary Arch
117
Border Molding the Mandibular Arch
118
Preparing the Tray for the Impression
119
Making the Final Impression
120
Posterior Palatal Seal Area
122
Record Bases and Occlusion Rims
131
Record Base Fabrication
132
Occlusion Rim Fabrication
136
Posterior Occlusal Schemes
142
Traditional Balanced Occlusion
144
Conventional Monoplane Occlusion
147
Why is a Balanced Occlusion Required in Patients Exhibiting a Significant Degree of Incisal Guidance?
148
Why is a Balanced Occlusion Required in Patients with Opposing Anatomic Denture Teeth?
149
Functional Inclines
151
Forming the Plane of Occlusion
170
Mounting the Maxillary Cast on the Articulator
172
Establishing the Occluding Vertical Dimension OUD
174
Determining the Centric Relation Position
176
Articulating the Mandibular Cast
179
Completing the Maxillomandibular Records Appointment
181
Tooth Selection
185
Anterior Mold Selection
187
Commercial Guides
188
Additional Guides
190
Posterior Mold Selection
191
Shade Selection
192
Tooth Arrangement
197
General Considerations for the Arrangement of the Anterior Teeth
198
Maxillary Anterior Tooth Arrangement
199
Mandibular Anterior Tooth Arrangement
201
General Considerations for Posterior Tooth Arrangement
203
Mandibular Posterior Tooth Arrangement
206
Maxillary Posterior Teeth
209
Trial Insertion Appointment
217
Evaluation of Occluding Vertical Dimension
218
Evaluation of Centric Relation Record
220
Eccentric Records
222
Facial Support Esthetics and Phonetics Evaluation
223
Final Evaluations
224
Insertion
229
Evaluating the Denture Base
231
Evaluating Borders
234
Correcting Occlusion
236
Patient Remount and Selective Grinding
237
Selective Grinding of Anatomic Teeth in a Balanced Occlusion
240
Selective Grinding of Lingualized Balanced Occlusion
241
Selective Grinding of Nonanatomic Teeth
242
Final Checks of The Prostheses
244
Post Insertion
251
Compatibility
252
Soft Tissue Considerations
253
BasalSeat Mucosa
254
Lining Mucosa
255
Treatment Procedures
258
Problems with Maxillary Denture
259
Problems with Mandibular Denture
260
Burning Tongue and Palate
261
Overview of Single Dentures Overdentures and Immediate Dentures
265
Single Dentures
266
Overdentures
268
Immediate Dentures
271
Summary
274
Relining Complete Dentures
277
Impression Technique
280
Implant Supported Complete Dentures
287
Introduction
288
Treatment Planning
289
Clinical Procedures
294
Single Component Support
296
New Prostheses
297
Preliminary
303
Creating Diagnostic Casts
317
Custom Impression Trays
327
Final Impressions
343
Record Bases and Occlusion Rims
379
Tooth Selection
407
Esthetic and Functional Trial Insertion
423
Insertion
429
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Arthur O. RahnFormer Professor Emeritus, Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia,Augusta GA

John R. IvanhoeFormer Professor Emeritus, Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA

Kevin D. PlummerAssociate Professor, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA

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