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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2019: 92.11

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2020, Vol. 6 Issue 4, Part A

A new method for adding the flexible resin (thermoplastic nylon) to the lingual flanges of mandibular complete denture and its effect on the retention of this denture: A case report

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Samer Shukry and Dr. Hussein Al-Essa
ABSTRACT:A healthy 61-year-old Syrian man he was selected from the patients referred to the Removable Prosthodontics Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Hama University.
The patient received one maxillary complete denture and two mandibular complete dentures. One mandibular complete denture was made of conventional heat cured acrylic resin (Traditional), and the other had its lingual flanges made of thermoplastic nylon IRIS.
Digital force meter was used to measure retention of mandibular complete dentures at delivery (T1) and at two weeks (T2) and two months (T3) following denture insertion. The treatment results showed an improvement in denture retention with IRIS denture than Conventional one.
Pages: 30-33  |  332 Views  35 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Samer Shukry, Dr. Hussein Al-Essa. A new method for adding the flexible resin (thermoplastic nylon) to the lingual flanges of mandibular complete denture and its effect on the retention of this denture: A case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2020;6(4):30-33. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2020.v6.i4a.1044
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