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Treatment guidelines

Existing prosthesis

Key points

  • Examination of existing dentures provides invaluable information on patients’ perceptions of teeth, soft tissue esthetics and facial vertical dimension support
  • Modifying old dentures enables the patient to assess how a previous denture experience can be optimized with or without implant therapy
  • Implant therapy offers additional treatment options for both adaptive and maladaptive edentulous patients

Clinical topics

Diagnosis and treatment planning
Patient assessment

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The lecture gives an overview about the treatment options for edentulous patients from both a surgical and restorative perspective, including aspects of severely resorbed arches. Careful evaluation of the remaining bone substance is essential. Dr Vrielinck reviews the surgical...

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