The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society

Publisher: Indian Prosthodontic Society, Springer Verlag

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The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society aims to promote dialogue between the Prosthodontists all over the country and to nurture a scientific temper in both acamedicians and practioners alike. The Journal comes out with four issues per year. It would serve as a platform in which interesting case reports, scientific studies, literature reviews and valuable Tips can be exchanged for the common benefit of the Prosthodontic Community. It would also serve to bring evidence based dentistry to the forefront and highlight its importance. The journal is official publication of the Indian Prosthodontic Society, and issues are published quarterly in the last week of March, June, September and December.

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Website Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society website
Other titles JIPS
ISSN 0972-4052
OCLC 225391575
Material type Periodical
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  • The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 10/2015; DOI:10.4103/0972-4052.165340

  • The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 10/2015; DOI:10.4103/0972-4052.164906
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    ABSTRACT: An accurate facial moulage helps in understanding the orientation and proper position of the facial prosthesis relative to other facial landmarks even in the absence of the patient. To make impression for fabricating facial moulage previously described techniques in literature made use of elastomeric impression material, alginate, and dental plaster directly over the patient's face to obtain the moulage which have their own disadvantages. Taking these into consideration a novel clinical technique is described herein to fabricate an acrylic stock tray for making accurate impression and to support the impression material while setting and pouring.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 07/2015; 14(Suppl 1):341-4. DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0375-x
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    ABSTRACT: Surgical resection of lips is a relatively rare procedure. A defective lip may cause the patient to feel socially vulnerable as well as functionally handicapped and the defect will influence the patient’s self‑esteem and body image. Patients with labial defects also experience speech problems along with drying and crusting of the tissues in the area of defect. The lip and cheek provide a valve mechanism for speech. Rehabilitation of patients with this type of surgery creates numerous challenges for both the surgical and the maxillofacial prosthetic teams. The goals of prosthetic treatment include regaining favorable speech and restoration of esthetics. This case report presents a 65‑year‑old woman who was referred for restoration of her lost lip. This case paper describes a quick and simple method of positioning magnets with lip prosthesis attached to maxillary denture and thus esthetics and speech of the patient is restored. Use of retention magnets simplify the clinical and laboratory phase retains the denture and makes it stable and comfortable for the patient. The advent of magnets has enhanced the dental practitioner’s capabilities with a remarkably improved potential for increasing prosthesis stability and preserving tissue. Key Words: Esthetics, lip prosthesis, magnet, maxillofacial prostheses, partial denture
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 07/2015; 15(2):187-90.. DOI:10.4103/0972-4052.158081
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    ABSTRACT: Tooth replacement in the esthetic zone presents a myriad of challenges for the clinician. An ovate pontic accurately duplicates the emergence profile of the natural tooth it replaces in order to provide an esthetic, yet cleansable prosthesis. The accurate transfer of this sculpted tissue beneath the pontic of the provisional restoration is critical to provide the dental laboratory technician with the necessary information to fabricate a definitive restoration with an appropriate emergence profile. This article presents an innovative, simple and convenient impression technique for easy and accurate transfer of the tissue contours to the working cast, avoiding tissue collapse and tissue compression produced due to the impression material.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(Suppl 1):337-40. DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0358-y
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    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the effect of varying layers of two commercially available die spacers on pre-cementation space of full coverage restorations in vitro and in vivo. Seven dies were prepared for each of 15 subjects. On three dies 1, 2, 3 layers of Pico-fit and on other three dies 1, 2, 3 layers of Yeti die spacers applied, wax pattern fabricated, invested and cast. Metal copings seated in vitro on die without die spacer and on prepared tooth of respective subject with fit-checker. Thickness of fit checker was measured using micrometer at mid-axial, mid-occlusal and near finish line locations that provided pre-cementation space. Result of ANOVA tests suggested significant difference among groups with varying layers. There was no significant difference between pre-cementation space achieved with Pico-fit and Yeti die spacers. The r values suggested positive correlation between the respective pair of in vivo and in vitro groups. (1) There was significant difference between pre-cementation space at mid-axial and mid-occlusal sites achieved with 1, 2 and 3 layers of die spacers except between 1 and 2 layers and 1 and 3 layers at mid-occlusal site. (2) Pre-cementation space achieved with Pico-fit and Yeti die spacers did not differ significantly for same location, layers and in vitro and in vivo. (3) Pre-cementation space achieved in vitro was analogous to pre-cementation space achieved in vivo for respective location, layers and die spacer.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0367-x
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    ABSTRACT: A technique for restoring missing anterior teeth with associated extensive alveolar bone loss has been presented. This technique combines fixed and removable restorations where in removable prosthesis that restores the alveolar defect gets attached to the fixed prosthesis through precision attachment. The fixed prosthesis contributes to esthetics, function and also elevates patient’s self image. The removable prosthesis provides the much needed soft tissue support and also facilitates oral hygiene maintenance.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(4). DOI:10.1007/s13191-012-0245-3
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    ABSTRACT: Immediate placement and restoration of the implant is a widely used protocol, but loading of implants in the site which is periapically infected is still not very popular. Very few studies have been conducted and its still in debate. The conventional protocol of placing implant and waiting for it to osseointegrate is time consuming and compromises patients esthetics and psychological comfort. This report presents a case of immediate placement and restoration of implant in the region with periapical infection.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0357-z
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    ABSTRACT: Complete dentures fabricated for edentulous patients with resorbed ridges generally have compromised retention and stability. The use of intramucosal inserts in order to aid retention of a maxillary denture has been reported in the past. Zirconia is a tissue compatible biomaterial whose scope and application in dentistry is on the rise. This paper reports the fabrication of zirconia intramucosal inserts and the technique of its incorporation in the maxillary complete denture in order to enhance retention, stability and thereby oral function.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0386-7
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    ABSTRACT: Treating edentulous mandibular fracture is difficult in elderly patients due to compromised medical condition of the patient and various contraindications for the surgical approach. The complication rate of infection or malunion is higher compared to fractures in younger, dentulous patients. For such conditions, ‘Gunning splint’ is a better option as it provides close reduction and stabilization of mandibular fracture, thus improving the prognosis.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(4). DOI:10.1007/s13191-013-0294-2
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    ABSTRACT: Dental surveyor has been defined as an instrument used to determine the relative parallelism of two or more surfaces of the teeth or other parts of the cast of a dental arch. Therefore the primary purpose of surveying is to identify the modifications of oral structures that are necessary to fabricate a removable partial denture that will have a successful prognosis. It is the modification of tooth surfaces to accommodate placement of the component parts of the partial denture in their designated ideal position on abutment teeth that facilitates this prognosis. Routinely, during marking the survey line, the carbon marker breaks many a times, as it is somehow brittle in structure, even after holding it in the metal sheath. This unnecessarily lengthens the working time of the operator as well as laboratory personnel. In the above mentioned new technique, the plastic refill sheath holds the carbon marker easily and securely. This serves the marking on the cast without breakage of carbon marker, thus saves the operator’s time. The plastic refill sheath is easily available and economical.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0383-x
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    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was evaluation the effect of immersion in distilled water and inorganic artificial saliva on the shear bond strength of a heat-polymerized and an auto-polymerized silicone-based denture lining materials. The denture liners investigated were Molloplast-B (heat-polymerized), and Mollosil plus (auto-polymerized). The soft liner specimens were 10 × 10 × 2.5 mm and were processed between two poly(methylmethacrylate) plates. Thirty shear specimens for each type of test lining material were prepared. Specimens were divided equally into three groups for each test lining material: first group, specimens were tested after 48 h of preparation without immersion; second group, specimens were tested following immersion in distilled water at 37 °C for 12 months; and third group, specimens were tested following immersion in inorganic artificial saliva at 37 °C for 12 months. Shear bond strength was measured using an universal testing machine at a crosshead speed of 40 mm/min and failure mode (adhesive, cohesive and mixed) after debonding was assessed. Data were statistically analyzed with one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) (α = 0.05). ANOVA was followed by Bonferroni post hoc tests for pairwise comparisons. A significant difference in shear bond strength was detected between Molloplast-B and Mollosil plus following immersion in distilled water and artificial saliva. Molloplast-B demonstrated considerably higher shear strength than Mollosil plus after immersion. Shear strengths of the lining materials investigated reduced significantly after immersion in both solutions. Visual examination after separation revealed that the soft materials tested exhibited mostly adhesive failure. The effect of immersion in distilled water and inorganic artificial saliva on bond strength of test lining materials was perceivable; however, both of them had acceptable bond strength and might be proper for long-term use.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0389-4
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    ABSTRACT: In the recent years esthetic dentistry has been the area of focus amongst the public. Esthetics is an important dimension in dental practice and the upcoming dentists need to be enabled to demonstrate their competencies for an efficient clinical outcome. The purpose of this study was to institute a cultural change within traditional didactic dental education towards student centred learning to cope up with the accelerating pace of medical technological change and achieving positive impact on patient care and patient satisfaction. Intervention that was considered for the project included David Merrill's first principles of instruction. A randomized controlled trial was conducted with all the students from four cohorts of final year dental undergraduate students, divided into an intervention group (n = 40) and a control group (n = 40). A professional assessment questionnaire is used to evaluate the relationship between the students and professional's assessment of esthetic treatment needs. The results of the study indicated that the ranking of the most and least noticeable dental features differed significantly (p = 0.0061) between the intervention and non intervention group and the indicates the intervention group to be in better agreement with professional assessment than the non intervention group of students with z value of 2.7435. The relative agreement between intervention group of undergraduate students and the professional assessment of esthetic treatment need shows the importance of intervention of Merrill's first principles of instruction in learning, emphasising the significance of PBL and therefore indicating a positive impact on successful esthetic treatment for patients.
    The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 12/2014; 14(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1007/s13191-014-0384-9