Harsukh Educational Charitable Society International Journal of Community Health and Medical Research
Volume 4 Issue 1 January -March 2018
|An Update on Retentive Aids in Maxillofacial Rehabilitation|
|Anchala Sarke, Himanshu Gupta, Roshika Sudan, Ranjan Singh|
The field of maxillofacial prosthetics is embracing the rapid explosion of technology.Use of retention magnets simplify the clinical and laboratory phase retains the denture and makes it stable and comfortable for the patients. Magnets provide a useful method for attaching dental prostheses to either retained roots or osseointegrated implants. Implant supported prosthesis are most sensitive to this factor though implants are one of the best possible means to achieve retention, stability and support particularly for extra oral prosthesis and in many situations. The field of maxillofacial prosthetics is embracing the rapid explosion of technology. The present article tries to describe different types of retentive aids in maxillofacial prosthesis. Keywords: Maxillofacial, Retentive, Stability.
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