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Prosthodontic Management of Completely Edentulous Patient with Unilateral Facial Paralysis

Vivek Choukse, Raveena Makker

Keywords : Facial paralysis, Liquid-supported denture, Neutral zone

Citation Information : Choukse V, Makker R. Prosthodontic Management of Completely Edentulous Patient with Unilateral Facial Paralysis. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2018; 12 (1):31-36.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10062-0022

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-11-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Rehabilitation of compromised patients has always been a challenge to the medical field. Prosthodontic management of completely edentulous patient with unilateral facial paralysis is a difficult task to accomplish. This requires alteration of conventional procedures. This article presents a case report of a completely edentulous patient with facial paralysis of left side since 3 years. To enhance function and esthetics, a liquid-supported denture was planned for maxillary arch and neutral zone technique for mandibular arch.

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