Impression procedure for patients with severely limited mouth opening

Philip S. Baker, Robert L. Brandt, Gregory Boyajian

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Abstract

Patients with limited mouth opening are a common occurrence in prosthodontic practice. The majority of these patients can be treated with exercise and stretching movements before impressions are made. Some will not respond to these procedures because of facial scarring and surgical manipulation of the facial muscles. This article presents an impression procedure for overcoming such reduced mouth opening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-244
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume84
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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