Prosthodontic management of sulcoplasty and sialodochoplasty with a conforming surgical stent

Robert W. Berg, Barry M. Goldman, Kenneth Kurtz, Kenneth Schweitzer, Richard A. Kraut

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Abstract

This clinical report describes the management of chronic, proliferative inflammatory epithelial and fibrous hyperplasia following loss of a mandibular implant-retained prosthesis. A classic surgical technique was used. The patient was referred to the oral surgeon for sialodochoplasty and sulcoplasty. With a combination of surgery and prosthodontic management with a conforming surgical stent, a satisfactory denture foundation was created, allowing for fabrication of an implant-retained definitive prosthesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-54
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Prosthodontics
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Conformer
  • Conforming stent
  • Fibrous hyperplasia
  • Split-thickness skin graft
  • Vestibuloplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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