Preservation of occlusal vertical dimension in overdentures

Journal of the American Dental Association (1939) (Impact Factor: 2.01). 12/1978; 97(5):838-9. DOI: 10.14219/jada.archive.1978.0400
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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.

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  • 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.