“Salivary reservoir – low and high volume techniques”

International Journal of Medical Science
© 2019 by SSRG - IJMS Journal
Volume 6 Issue 11
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Rishabh Garg, Shuja Rahman, Khurshid A Mattoo
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Rishabh Garg, Shuja Rahman, Khurshid A Mattoo, "“Salivary reservoir – low and high volume techniques”," SSRG International Journal of Medical Science, vol. 6,  no. 11, pp. 3-5, 2019. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23939117/IJMS-V6I11P102


Sustained release of artificial saliva within a complete denture prosthesis not only helps a xerostomic patient to utilize the denture properly, but
it also prevents undue harm to the oral mucosa that can result due to the mucosal dehydration and denture friction. A number of methods have been
described in the literature which utilize the use of precision attachments, which makes such modified denture fabrication expensive and technique
sensitive. We present two simple maxillary denture modifications that are intended to serve as low and high volume salivary reservoir within the maxillary complete denture prosthesis.


xerostomia, complete denture, denture processing, elastomeric impression material


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