The case of interim denture applying for thermoforming technique

열형성 기술을 활용한 임시 의치 수복 증례

Yun, Jun-Gu;Song, Young-Gyun

  • Received : 2016.06.16
  • Accepted : 2016.06.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30


Patients who get tooth loss would also lost their esthetic, stability and functional aspect suddenly. They have to get provisional restoration immediately. This case reports a satisfied result that thermoforming technique is good for patients to get injury from unexpected tooth loss.


thermoforming;tooth loss;interim denture


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