Full mouth rehabilitation with extremely worn dentition

심한 치아 마모 환자의 전악보철 수복 증례

  • Cha, Hwa-Ryun (Department of Prosthodontic Dentistry, Veterans Health Service Medical Center) ;
  • Yeom, Kyeong-Yeon (Department of Prosthodontic Dentistry, Veterans Health Service Medical Center) ;
  • Lee, Yong-Sang (Department of Prosthodontic Dentistry, Veterans Health Service Medical Center) ;
  • Kim, Na-Hong (Department of Prosthodontic Dentistry, Veterans Health Service Medical Center)
  • 차화륜 (한국보훈복지공단 중앙보훈병원 치과보철과) ;
  • 염경연 (한국보훈복지공단 중앙보훈병원 치과보철과) ;
  • 이용상 (한국보훈복지공단 중앙보훈병원 치과보철과) ;
  • 김나홍 (한국보훈복지공단 중앙보훈병원 치과보철과)
  • Received : 2017.07.21
  • Accepted : 2017.08.21
  • Published : 2017.09.30


Pathologic attrition leads to pathologic damage on occlusal plane, functional disorders, occlusal disharmony, esthetic problems, pulpal lesion, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. In this case, treatment plan should be considered for possibility of vertical dimension loss, occlusal pattern, esthetics, phonetics, amount of vertical dimension increase. This case report was a 71-year-old man who had severely worn dentition. Full mouth rehabilitation was carried out with vertical dimension increase due to limited space for prosthesis. After evaluation of provisional restorations for patient's compliance, final restorations were fabricated and routine clinical assessments were made. This case presents that a satisfactory clinical result was achieved by restoring the worn dentition.


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