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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry


Palatal Obturator with Salivary Reservoir- A Case Report


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Author Details: Naeem Ahmad, Manish Rai, Azeem Khan, Arun Kumar Tiwari

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-480X

Print ISSN : 2581-4796

Article First Page : 44

Article End Page : 46


Abstract

 In palatal defect cases, one of the major problems reported is dry mouth. Xerostomia is the subjective sensation of oral dryness. Xerostomic patients also include a high caries rate, repeated failure of dental restorations. This article outlines the prosthodontics management of a Palatal defect case with a Palatal bulb Obturator with inbuilt Salivary Reservoir.

Keywords:
Reservoir denture, Xerostomia, Rehabilitation