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Treatment of the cleft lip and palate patient with few remaining posterior teeth using hybrid telescopic crown denture

치주질환에 이환된 소수 잔존치를 가지는 구순구개열 환자에서의 상악 혼성 이중관 의치를 이용한 수복증례

  • Park, Jin-Wook (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Cho, Jin-Hyun (Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University)
  • 박진욱 (경북대학교 치과병원 치과보철과) ;
  • 조진현 (경북대학교 치과병원 치과보철과)
  • Received : 2017.08.24
  • Accepted : 2017.09.20
  • Published : 2017.12.30

Abstract

For individuals with cleft lip and palate, the removable partial dentures (RPDs) have been an important treatment option. Some modifications from conventional prosthetic treatment may be necessary to achieve satisfactory functional and esthetic results in cleft patients. In case of cleft palate patient with periodontally compromised and only posterior few remaining teeth, removable partial prosthesis connected to telescopic crown can be the alternative treatment option. When connected to the RPD, telescopic crowns increase the prosthetic stability and retention, optimize favorable force transmission to the long dental axis, and improve esthetics. And the cross arch stabilization of double crown denture helps to stabilize both divided maxillary ridges in CLP patient. This case present one adult CLP patient using an RPD connected with hybrid telescopic crowns with friction pins to improve not only retention and stability but also aesthetics.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Kyungpook National University

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