Annals of Japan Prosthodontic Society
Online ISSN : 1883-6860
Print ISSN : 1883-4426
ISSN-L : 1883-4426
Case Reports (Specialist)
A case with implant-supported fixed dentures for fully edentulous jaws induced by extraction of poor-prognosis teeth
Yoko Kurosaki
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2021 Volume 13 Issue 3 Pages 241-244

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Patient: The patient was a 54-year-old man who complained of tooth hyper-mobility and difficulty in chewing. The mobility of the remaining teeth ranged from M1 to M3 due to severe alveolar bone resorption, and the hyper-mobility induced masticatory disturbance. All of the remaining teeth that were diagnosed as having a poor-prognosis were extracted, and five implant bodies were placed in the maxilla and four implant bodies were placed in the mandible. Implant-supported full-arch dentures were then inserted. The patient was satisfied with the function and esthetics even 3 years and 7 months after treatment.

Discussion: Establishing stable oral function without early re-treatment due to remaining teeth troubles contributed to the patient’s satisfaction.

Conclusion: A patient complaining of masticatory disturbance due to teeth hyper-mobility was successfully treated with implant-supported fixed dentures after extracting poor-prognosis teeth.

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