Innovative tunnel technique for mandibular flabby ridge

Mariyam Ali, Saurabh Chaturvedi, Mayank Shah


Flabby ridges of mandible compromise the support, retension and stability of complete denture. The purpose of this paper is to describe an impression technique for mandibular flabby ridges. The technique described here makes use of a definitive impression for highly displaceable residual ridges using a custom impression tray with an opening and making the impression with impression plaster to accurately capture the shape of the residual ridge, without distorting the displaceable tissues.


Flabby Ridges; Impression; Mandible; Tunnel Technique


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