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AuthorDevlin, Hugh. author
TitleComplete Dentures [electronic resource] : A Clinical Manual for the General Dental Practitioner / by Hugh Devlin
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2002
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Descript XII, 109 p. online resource


1 Treatment Planning: Assessing the Task Ahead -- The Examination of the Patient -- History of the Patientโ{128}{153}s Complaint -- Medical History -- Examination of the Extraoral Tissues -- Examination of the Oral Tissues -- Examination of the Dentures -- Examination of the Hard Tissues -- Examination of the Soft Tissues: Denture Stomatitis -- Other Soft Tissue Abnormalities -- Prognosis of Treatment -- References -- 2 Impression Taking and Mucosal Loading -- Anatomy of Mucosal Tissues -- How Does Oral Mucosa Behave in Function? -- The Principles of Impression Procedures -- Impression Taking Procedures -- Disinfection Procedures -- The Impression in the Maxillary Region -- The Mandibular Impression -- Selective-pressure Impression for the Lower Ridge -- The Upper Selective-pressure Impression Technique -- Occlusal Considerations with a Fibrous Ridge -- Should Load Be Deliberately Applied to the Tissues During Impression Procedures? -- The Gagging Patient: Are Impression Procedures Possible? -- References -- 3 Determining the Jaw Relationship -- How Does the Temporomandibular Joint Move During Function? -- Clinical Determination of the Jaw Relationship -- Laboratory Construction of Occlusal Rims -- Adjusting the Upper Occlusal Rim in the CHnic -- Determining the Angulation of the Occlusal Plane -- High Lip Line, Canine Lines, and Centre Lines -- Recording the Mandibular Rest Position -- Recording the Horizontal Jaw Relationship -- Methods of Selecting the Anterior Teeth -- Positioning the Anterior Teeth Correctly -- Arranging the Mandibular Anterior Teeth -- Positioning the Posterior Teeth -- Anatomical Guides to Positioning the Posterior Teeth -- Alternative Occlusal Arrangements of Posterior Tooth -- The Morphology of the Denture Space -- Clinical Physiology Studies -- Impression Techniques to Record the Muscular Environment -- Modifying the Buccal Surface of the Denture -- Other Muscle Activity in Denture Retention -- References -- 4 The Trial Denture -- Retention and Stability in the Patientโ{128}{153}s Mouth -- Anterior Tooth Position -- Horizontal and Vertical Jaw Relationship -- Developing Balanced Articulation with Anatomical Teeth -- Simple Hinge Articulators -- Average Value Articulators -- Adjustable Articulators -- The Closest Speaking Distance -- Colouring the Labial Flange -- Postdam -- Undercuts -- Providing Tin-Foil Relief -- Liaison with the Laboratory -- The Complete Upper Denture -- The Complete Lower Denture -- References -- 5 Fitting the Processed Denture -- Remounting Procedures -- Denture Retention -- Aesthetic Appearance -- Patientโ{128}{153}s Instruction Leaflet -- Denture Fixative -- References -- 6 The Review Appointment -- History of the Complaint -- The Painful Denture -- Persistent Pain -- Other Causes of Persistent Pain -- Defective Speech -- โ{128}{156}Unable to Chew Food Properlyโ{128}{157} -- Vague Symptoms -- Summary -- References -- 7 Domiciliary Treatment -- Scope of Domiciliary Treatment -- Denture Cleaning -- Denture Marking -- Domiciliary Prosthetic Treatment -- Denture Looseness -- Template Dentures -- Repair of Dentures -- Other Causes of Fractured Dentures -- References

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