Preservation of occlusal vertical dimension in overdentures
ABSTRACT The preextraction record is used to reestablish the occlusal vertical dimension in immediate and in later overdentures. A colored dot on the denture can be used to verify the occlusal vertical dimension after the dentures have been inserted.
Levin is currently affil iated with the department of removable prosthodontics Shifm an is currently affiliated with Chaim Sheba M edical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel. Dr. Lepley is ch ief of dental service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Address requests for reprints to Dr. 99..