Magnet retained cheek plumpers in complete denture patient

Ashwini Budanur Lingegowda, Rajeshwari K, Praveen Bhallaiah, Manjunath Shankaraih

Abstract


Complete Denture is an artificial appliance which restores natural functions and esthetics caused by loss of natural teeth. Magnet retained cheek plumper help to enhance facial appearance by supporting the slumped cheeks. This paper reports an innovative technique of plumping the cheeks using cheek-plumper which are attached to the conventional complete denture, using magnets.


Keywords


Complete Denture; Cheek Plumbers; Esthetic

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