Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2016, vol. 22, issue 3
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
Pages: 1265-1268
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2016223.1265
Published online: 12 August 2016

J of IMAB 2016 Jul-Sep;22(3):1265-1268
Ivan Gerdzhikov1 Corresponding Autor, Mariana Dimova1, Tihomir Georgiev2
1) Department of Prosthetic dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Sofia, Bulgaria
2) Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University-Varna, Bulgaria.

Aim: The aim of this study is to track the effectiveness of prosthetic treatment with post resection dentures with solid substitute part and their role in the restoration of damaged functions.
Materials and methods: The study included 14 patients (9 men and 5 women) with different size and location of defects in the upper jaw treated in the period 2010-2016 with post resection prostheses with a solid substitute part.
The impressions were taken with irreversible hydrocolloid impression material. The prostheses were completed by heat-curing acrylic with low quantity residual monomer.
The effectiveness of prosthetics was evaluated by the method of Mihaylov for both oral-nasal examination of the pressure with the device "Oronasopneumotest."
For objectifying and assess the occlusal-articulation ratios was held computerized occlusal analysis with the system T-SCAN 8.
Results: The results showed successful obturation and sealing of defects in all patients.
It was found satisfactory recovery of the speaking function and normalization of occlusal-articulation ratios.
The prosthetic treatment with post resection prostheses with a solid substitute part allows successful recovery of the lost speech and chewing functions, helping to restore self esteem and social rehabilitation of patients.

Key words: palatal defects, maxillary resection, obturator, post resection prostheses,

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Gerdzhikov I, Dimova M, Georgiev T. Efficiency of prosthetic treatment with post resection prostheses with solid substitute part. J of IMAB. 2016 Jul-Sep;22(3):1265-1268.

Correspondence to: Dr. Ivan Gerdzhikov, Department of Prosthetic Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine – Sofia; 1, St. George Sofiyski blvd., 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 21 May 2016
Published online: 12 August 2016

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