Frog Appliance- An Innovative Treatment Option for the Replacement of Missing Teeth in An Epileptic Child ZD11-ZD12
Dr. Raghavendra M Shetty,
Professor and Head of the Department, Department of Pedodontics, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute,
Rajnandgaon- 491 441, Chhattisgarh, India.
E-mail : email@example.com
Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disease which may result in various oro-facial injuries among which fracture of crown and avulsion of tooth are commonly reported. Challenges come in growing epileptic children where fixed prosthesis could not be delivered and it demands a fixed semi-permanent prosthesis that needs strength along with esthetics. The present paper reports an innovative appliance which has fulfilled fore mentioned criteria; with the appliance named-frog appliance.