Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of Patient with Mandibular Resection using Overlay Prosthesis: A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Vikram Murlidhar Belkhode,
SBI Colony, Nagpur Road, Wardha-442001, Maharashtra, India.
The loss of continuity of the lower jaw following surgical excision destroys the balance and symmetry of mandibular functions. Prosthodontic rehabilitation has, therefore, become the treatment option to restore functions, aesthetics and to alleviate psychological status in such patients who deny further surgical intervention or in whom surgical reconstruction procedures are not indicated.
This case report describes a prosthodontic rehabilitation of a patient who has undergone a hemimandibulectomy with the overlay denture lined with the silicone liner to fulfil the patient’s needs and requirements.
Mandibulectomy, Overlay dentures, Soft liners, Stress distribution
Vikram M Belkhode, Sharayu V Nimonkar, Aashika Agarwal, SR Godbole, Seema Sathe. PROSTHODONTIC REHABILITATION OF PATIENT WITH MANDIBULAR RESECTION USING OVERLAY PROSTHESIS: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 February [cited: 2019 Apr 19 ]; 13:ZD10-ZD13. Available from
Date of Submission: Sep 05, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Oct 13, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Dec 04, 2018
Date of Publishing: Feb 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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