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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

A systematic approach to full mouth rehabilitation in worn dentition-A case report

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Author Details: Iswarya Lakshmi, Chitturi Ravikumar, Machha Sujesh, Duggineni Chalapathi Rao, Sreenivasulu

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-480X

Print ISSN : 2581-4796

Article First Page : 16

Article End Page : 18


Full mouth rehabilitation is highly individualized treatment. Full mouth rehabilitation is done for the modification of the health of the entire mouth, including the teeth, gums and the occlusion. It is requisite for the replacement or restoration of the all teeth in the mouth using a combination of dental services. It requires proper diagnosis and detailed treatment planning to develop occlusal contacts and harmonious articulation in order to optimize stomathognathic function, health and esthetics which then translates to patient’s comfort and satisfaction. Loss of normal occlusal plane and reduction in the vertical dimension of the occlusion caused due to the severe wear of anterior teeth and the collapse of posterior teeth. This case report is of full mouth rehabilitation of a 55 years old patient with missing posterior teeth, anterior attrited teeth with loss of vertical dimension.

Keywords: Occlusal wear, Vertical dimension of occlusion (VD), Crown lengthening, Full mouth rehabilitation, Maximal inter cuspal position (MIP).

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