Mandibular Anterior Immediate Denture Using Visible Light Cure Acrylic


Management of a 51-year-old female of Afro Trinidadian descent required removal mandibular incisors. This patient’s periodontal condition and her inability to afford pre-prosthetic surgery, bone grafting or even a fixed partial denture for replacement of the proposed units after extraction necessitated alternative treatment options to implants. Her profession required interaction with the public and as such an immediate replacement was essential. Impressions were taken and an immediate partial denture fabricated using a visible light cure acrylic. The mobile teeth were extracted and the denture delivered to the patient with minimal adjustments. The patient was monitored for three months while healing of the extraction site occurred and her periodontal condition was treated. Inability to afford definitive treatment for one year required the denture be maintained for that period. Follow up showed that the aesthetics, function and structural integrity of the denture had not been compromised.

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Paryag, A. , Seerattan, P. , Reisha N., R. and Mankee, M. (2015) Mandibular Anterior Immediate Denture Using Visible Light Cure Acrylic. Materials Sciences and Applications, 6, 1054-1060. doi: 10.4236/msa.2015.611104.

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