Home Subscription Services

Quintessence International
QI Home Page
About the Editor
Editorial Board
Accepted Manuscripts
Author Guidelines
Submission Form
Reprints / Articles
Quintessence Publishing: Journals: QI
Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

October 1995
Volume 26 , Issue 10

Share Abstract:

Replacement of a maxillary obturator using a denture-copying technique: A case report


Pages: 703-706
PMID: 8935112

After maxillary resection, the success of an obturator is often dependent on the neuromuscular skills of the patient and his or her ability to adapt to the shape of the prosthesis. When an obturator has to be replaced, it is desirable to retain the general form of the prosthesis, particularly in an aging patient whose powers of adaptation are reduced. This article describes the use of a copying technique to replace a maxillary obturator. This method facilitated replication of major characteristics of the prosthesis and controlled modification of others, thus minimizing the patient’s need to acquire new neuromuscular skills.

Full Text PDF File | Order Article


Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  © 2017 Quintessence Publishing Co Inc

Home | Subscription Services | Books | Journals | Multimedia | Events | Blog
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Advertising | Help | Sitemap | Catalog