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Impression Techniques for Effective Management of Flabby Ridge-An Overview

Sajani R, Ranukumari A

Keywords : Flabby ridge, fibrous ridge, impression techniques, window technique

Citation Information : R S, A R. Impression Techniques for Effective Management of Flabby Ridge-An Overview. 2012; 2 (2):29-33.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-2-2-29

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; The Author(s).


Abstract

Denture fabrication on a flabby ridge is a testing situation for a clinician. The use of conventional impression techniques on flabby ridge can lead to an unstable and unsatisfactory denture. Modified impression techniques when used in this condition can record the fibrous tissues in undistorted form and thus help to fabricate a stable and functionally satisfying denture. The various impression techniques which could be used in flabby ridge is reviewed here.


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