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Lip Bumper Prosthesis for an Acromegaly Patient: A Clinical Report

Abstract

Prosthetic rehabilitation is done to regain function, speech and esthetics. This article describes the treatment for an acromegaly patient with bony defect. Two piece magnet retained hollow lip bumper prosthesis was fabricated to reduce the weight of the denture and to attain esthetics.

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Ashok, V., Nallaswamy, D., Benazir Begum, S. et al. Lip Bumper Prosthesis for an Acromegaly Patient: A Clinical Report. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 14, 279–282 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13191-013-0339-6

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Keywords

  • Acromegaly
  • Lip bumper
  • Hollow prosthesis
  • Magnets
  • Bony defect