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Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Partially Edentulous Elders - A Case Report.

Picos AM, Donca V, Picos A - Clujul Med (2014)

Bottom Line: A number of aspects must be considered in elderly patients before starting the therapy: physical and mental condition, self-care capacity, time and cost of treatment, predictability.In institutionalized elders, suffering of systemic diseases, the therapy of choice should be the least invasive and able to restore function at an acceptable level.Active healthy elders can be beneficiaries of complex prosthetic treatments involving many long sessions and difficult treatments.

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Affiliation: Prosthetic Department, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Iuliu-Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj Napoca, Romania.

ABSTRACT
Complex treatment involving removable articulated to fixed prostheses is indicated in extended edentulous areas, which represent clinical conditions more frequently encountered in elderly patients. A number of aspects must be considered in elderly patients before starting the therapy: physical and mental condition, self-care capacity, time and cost of treatment, predictability. In institutionalized elders, suffering of systemic diseases, the therapy of choice should be the least invasive and able to restore function at an acceptable level. Active healthy elders can be beneficiaries of complex prosthetic treatments involving many long sessions and difficult treatments. We present a case of a 74 year-old male with extended maxillary edentulous areas, in whom a complex prosthetic treatment was performed.

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Mentions: Two metal-acrylic bridges with incorrect peripheral fitting and esthetic defects were present on the mandibular arch: a cantilever bridge from 33 to 35 with intermediary extension for 36 and another bridge from 43 to 46 (fig. 1). The patient had good oral hygiene.


Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Partially Edentulous Elders - A Case Report.

Picos AM, Donca V, Picos A - Clujul Med (2014)

Initial clinical aspect on OPT
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f1-cm8703p203: Initial clinical aspect on OPT
Mentions: Two metal-acrylic bridges with incorrect peripheral fitting and esthetic defects were present on the mandibular arch: a cantilever bridge from 33 to 35 with intermediary extension for 36 and another bridge from 43 to 46 (fig. 1). The patient had good oral hygiene.

Bottom Line: A number of aspects must be considered in elderly patients before starting the therapy: physical and mental condition, self-care capacity, time and cost of treatment, predictability.In institutionalized elders, suffering of systemic diseases, the therapy of choice should be the least invasive and able to restore function at an acceptable level.Active healthy elders can be beneficiaries of complex prosthetic treatments involving many long sessions and difficult treatments.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Prosthetic Department, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Iuliu-Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj Napoca, Romania.

ABSTRACT
Complex treatment involving removable articulated to fixed prostheses is indicated in extended edentulous areas, which represent clinical conditions more frequently encountered in elderly patients. A number of aspects must be considered in elderly patients before starting the therapy: physical and mental condition, self-care capacity, time and cost of treatment, predictability. In institutionalized elders, suffering of systemic diseases, the therapy of choice should be the least invasive and able to restore function at an acceptable level. Active healthy elders can be beneficiaries of complex prosthetic treatments involving many long sessions and difficult treatments. We present a case of a 74 year-old male with extended maxillary edentulous areas, in whom a complex prosthetic treatment was performed.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus