2012, Number 4
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: the Immediate Denture is a prosthetic treatment option. It substitutes the extracted teeth immediately. It is generally made to restore Front teeth, avoiding the patient's psychic trouble, sometimes becomes necessary to practice previous prosthetic surgery technics, such as reduction of hyperplastic tuberosities or Alveolectomy besides to make the exodontics of affected teeth.
Objective: to show that it is possible to carry out the rehabilitation treatment with immediate prosthesis after a surgical wide resection.
Case presentation: we presented a 58 year-old feminine patient, active worker with antecedents of good health. Besides she refereed she couldn't see herself without teeth. To the clinical exam it presents upper central incisors with mesial oblique fracture and III mobility grade, for trauma. Also shows marked dental and alveolar protrusion of the upper front sector, with increased overjet and overbite. And reduction of the interalveolar space in posterior area. Being diagnosed as upper partial toothless Kennedy's class I, subclass I, and inferior partial toothless Kennedy's class I.We decided to rehabilitate the patient for immediate complete upper denture carrying out previous Alveolectomy proofreader and bilateral reduction of hyperplastic tuberosities at the same surgical intervention.
Results: with this prosthetic- surgical treatment excellent results were achieved showing the kindness of this treatment.
Conclusions: an esthetic, functional and psychic good result was obtained for the patient.
Fuertes Rufín L, Del Valle Zelenenko O, Díaz M, Jiménez Arrechea JA, Bellón Leyva S. Rehabilitación con prótesis inmediata en pacientes geriátricos [biblioteca virtual en línea] http://www.uvfajardo.sld.cu/Members/Bellon/rehabilitacion-con-protesisinmediata- en-pa cientes-geriatricos [consulta: 2 mayo 2011].