Illustrated Pediatric Dentistry - Part 3

Prosthetic Management in Pediatric Dentistry

Author(s): Anil Patil*, S Srigiri and Dhanashree Sakhare

Pp: 31-55 (25)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815080803123030007

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


Prosthetic management is the healing part of the dentistry which plays a crucial role in rehabilitating the missing or damaged oral and maxillofacial structures. Dental aesthetics is a paramount important aspect in today’s society and is faced by many challenges like age, periodontal condition, occlusal adjustments, patient’s cooperation etc., to overcome this the dentist should have a thorough knowledge regarding prothesis before the fabrication and delivery. In this chapter, various prosthesis like removable partial denture, fixed partial denture, complete denture, implants, maxillofacial prostheses their types, advantages, disadvantages, indications, contraindications, fabrication etc., have been discussed in detail which will help in successfully understanding and treating the patient to obtain positive treatment outcome.

Keywords: Prosthetic Management, Removable Partial Denture, Fixed Partial Denture, Complete Denture, Implants, Maxillofacial Prosthesis.

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