Flashcards in dr. havens Deck (23):
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What can dental history can help while preparing for dentures?
Extraoral exam, intraoral exam, existing prosthesis, readiographic imaging, study casts
what are some examples of blood thinners?
coumadin, heparin, ASA, fish oil
what is ASA?
acetylsalicilic acid ( asprin)
besides forms what other ways can you gather info from your patient?
asking questions, observing what you see.
what can you find on an extra oral exam?
tissues, profile, signs of infection
what can you find on an intra oral exam?
tissues, trauma, inflammation, ....more
whats an epulis?
a benign tumor that forms on gingiva
name 3 other intraoral dissorders that affect dentures
undercuts,torus, mobile ridges
what can cause dislodgement of the denture?
high frenula attachments and large tongue
pre- prothetic surgical conditions include what 3 things
1. remove poor tissue and bone ( alveoloplasty
2. add tissue and bone ( ridge augmentation)
3. provide for tooth rooth analogues by osseointegrated dental implants
whats an epulis fissuratum?
denture induced tumor
whats an ankylosed tongue?
when the lungual frennulum is really short. This prevents proper function of the tongue and also affects denture stability.
whats ridge augmentation?
adding tissue and bone to provide a better surface for dentures
what is it called when you can see things on ragiographs?
radiolucent, radiopaque. The degree of the this is what gives you information.
how can you treat soft tissues that have been irritated by a denture?
meds, soft tissue conditioners. It must be treated and a new denture must be made.
why would you enlarge a denture?
to increase the tissue bearing area
and manuover around areas that are fragile
what happens to tissue with excessive forces and loads?
resoprtion, inflammation, hyperplasia
What is candidiasis? how is it treated
overgrowth of a normal fora bacteria of candid. Treated by RX Nystatin
what can a patient use for canker sores, cheek bites, toothbrush irritations, denture irritations, orthodontic irritations?
good reasons to extract teeth before removable prosthetics
advanced periodontal disease with bone resorption, Severely broken crowns that still have subgingival portion of tooth in bone, severly exposed roots.
more reasons to extract teeth
periodontal abscesses , tipped or inclined teeth that cause problems for their use as abutments for the RCD