Overdentures : Indications and Contraindications

January 25, 2012 | By | Reply More

Overdentures : Indications and Contraindications


• converting a partially dentate individual to complete dentures

• elderly patient with a few remaining teeth and a mucosal borne partial denture

• attrition/erosion/abrasion

• cleft plate and surgical defects

• hypodontia

• potentially difficult complete denture requirements.

Crowns are given on the preserved teeth


• poor oral hygiene

• rampant uncontrolled caries in the remaining dentition

• uncontrolled periodontal disease

• inadequate interarch space.

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Category: Dental, Prosthodontics

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