“Immediate Denture – Preventing Psychological Trauma of Complete Tooth Loss”

International Journal of Medical Science
© 2020 by SSRG - IJMS Journal
Volume 7 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Vishwadeepak Singh, Nadeem Yunus, Shailesh Jain
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Vishwadeepak Singh, Nadeem Yunus, Shailesh Jain, "“Immediate Denture – Preventing Psychological Trauma of Complete Tooth Loss”," SSRG International Journal of Medical Science, vol. 7,  no. 3, pp. 10-14, 2020. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23939117/IJMS-V7I3P103


Occupational demands can be stressful to an individual, especially for those in service. Some professions do not allow the state of complete edentulism to be exposed even if one has few anterior teeth present. Immediate denture (ID) is one such prosthetic option that reinstates the dentulous state without being detected. We present a case of an elderly male patient who was on vacation from service and desired to have a denture without ever looking completely edentulous. The patient had maxillary and mandibular anterior natural teeth present, but presented mobility and supraeruption. Successful replacement of entire natural teeth with an ID was done. The three critical areas of ID fabrication have been discussed to enable better understanding of the procedures especially among undergraduate students.


complete denture, alveoloplasty, surgical guide, denture trial


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