Attachment-retained gingival prosthesis for implant-supported fixed dental prosthesis in the maxilla: a clinical report.

@article{Sartori2014AttachmentretainedGP,
  title={Attachment-retained gingival prosthesis for implant-supported fixed dental prosthesis in the maxilla: a clinical report.},
  author={Ivete Aparecida de Mattias Sartori and Yuri Uhlendorf and Luiz Eduardo Marques Padovan and Paulo Domingos Ribeiro J{\'u}nior and Ana Cl{\'a}udia Moreira Melo and Rodrigo Tiossi},
  journal={Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={654-8}
}
The rehabilitation of edentulous maxillae is a complex procedure due to the involvement of esthetic and functional requirements. A trial maxillary denture can be used to identify the need for adequate upper lip support when replacing removable complete dentures by implant-fixed dental prostheses. This clinical report describes the outcome of the rehabilitation of an edentulous atrophic maxilla with unfavorable maxillomandibular relationship and deficient upper lip support. A trial denture was… CONTINUE READING