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Oral hygiene instructions

Key points

  • Oral hygiene instructions are one of the most important, yet often overlooked, steps in aftercare
  • A properly designed fixed prosthesis is essential to facilitate adequate access for oral hygiene by the patient
  • Plaque retention will predispose to mucosal inflammation and pathology as well as unpleasant oral odors

Clinical topics

Aftercare / follow up
Fixed prosthetics
Oral hygiene instructions
Removable prosthetics

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