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Treatment guidelines

Complete Denture - maxillo-mandibular relations

Key points

  • An important goal in the treatment of completely edentulous patient is to re-establish the jaw relation in transversal and sagittal dimension comprising adequate facial height
  • The technique with wax rims fabricated on the master casts is still the gold standard to determine jaw relations and bite registration in the edentulous patients
  • The wax rims establish the vertical dimension and delineate occlusal plane, lip line, smile line and midline

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