Mandibular split denture in a case of reduced mouth opening- A case report

Author : C. Sabarigrinathan, K. Vinayagavel, P.A. Manojkumar, T. Jeyanthikumari, V. Harishnath, M.Rajakumar

Though treating patients diagnosed with Oral sub mucous fibrosis is difficult until the mouth opening is regained, it is not a justice to deny such patients with prosthodontic treatment during the considerable long treatment period. This article discusses a case report wherein a mandibular split denture was fabricated for a female patient diagnosed with Oral sub mucous fibrosis as she was not able to chew food. The intermediate laboratory procedures were also performed as a split procedure to avoid the strain to the patient because of the reduced mouth opening.

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