Indian Journal of Dental Research

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2009  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 483--486

Prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with microstomia


DR Prithviraj, Sushma Ramaswamy, Soni Romesh 
 Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College and Research Institute, Fort, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
D R Prithviraj
Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College and Research Institute, Fort, Bangalore
India

Microstomia is defined as an abnormally small oral orifice which can be due to various factors. Microstomia is a definite prosthodontic hindrance to carry out the different treatment successfully. To rehabilitate a patient with microstomia, successfully, the methods and designs incorporated in the prosthesis have to be modified. In the past, various techniques have been tried, incorporating certain biological and scientific methods to rehabilitate patients with microstomia. This article reviews the previously described treatment modalities in case of patients with microstomia.


How to cite this article:
Prithviraj D R, Ramaswamy S, Romesh S. Prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with microstomia.Indian J Dent Res 2009;20:483-486


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Prithviraj D R, Ramaswamy S, Romesh S. Prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with microstomia. Indian J Dent Res [serial online] 2009 [cited 2021 Jun 23 ];20:483-486
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