A REVIEW OF PROSTHODONTIC
MANAGEMENT OF FIBROUS RIDGES
INDIAN DENTAL ACADEMY
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• Fibrous or flabby alveolar ridges pose significant
problems for the provision of stable & retentive
dental prostheses.
•...
• Combination syndrome:
1. loss of bone from the anterior part of the maxillary
ridge.
2. overgrowth of the tuberosities.
...
• Flabby ridges are composed of mucosal hyperplasia &
loosely arranged fibrous connective tissue as well as
more dense col...
• Management:
3 main approaches to the management of the flabby
ridges are:
1.surgical removal of fibrous tissue prior to
...
Conventional prosthetic management:

•
•

mucodisplacive impression technique.
mucostatic impression technique.

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1. one part impression technique.
2. controlled lateral pressure technique.
3. palatal splinting using a two-part tray
sys...
Thank you
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  1. 1. A REVIEW OF PROSTHODONTIC MANAGEMENT OF FIBROUS RIDGES INDIAN DENTAL ACADEMY Leader in continuing dental education www.indiandentalacademy.com www.indiandentalacademy.com
  2. 2. • Fibrous or flabby alveolar ridges pose significant problems for the provision of stable & retentive dental prostheses. • Fibrous or flabby ridge is a superficial area of mobile soft tissue affecting the maxillary or mandibular alveolar ridges. • Common finding in upper anterior region of long term denture wearers. www.indiandentalacademy.com
  3. 3. • Combination syndrome: 1. loss of bone from the anterior part of the maxillary ridge. 2. overgrowth of the tuberosities. 3. papillary hyperplasia in the hard palate. 4.extrusion of the lower anterior teeth. 5.the loss of bone under the partial denture bases. www.indiandentalacademy.com
  4. 4. • Flabby ridges are composed of mucosal hyperplasia & loosely arranged fibrous connective tissue as well as more dense collagenised connective tissue. • In the soft tissue, varying amounts of metaplastic cartilage and bone have been reported. www.indiandentalacademy.com
  5. 5. • Management: 3 main approaches to the management of the flabby ridges are: 1.surgical removal of fibrous tissue prior to conventional prosthodontics. 2. implant retained prosthesis fixed removable. 3.conventional prosthodontics without surgical intervention. www.indiandentalacademy.com
  6. 6. Conventional prosthetic management: • • mucodisplacive impression technique. mucostatic impression technique. www.indiandentalacademy.com
  7. 7. 1. one part impression technique. 2. controlled lateral pressure technique. 3. palatal splinting using a two-part tray system. 4. selective composition flaming. 5. two part impression technique : mucostatic & mucodisplacive combination. www.indiandentalacademy.com
  8. 8. Thank you www.indiandentalacademy.com Leader in continuing dental education www.indiandentalacademy.com

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