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
• cleft plate and surgical defects
• potentially difficult complete denture requirements.
• poor oral hygiene
• rampant uncontrolled caries in the remaining dentition
• uncontrolled periodontal disease
• inadequate interarch space.