Article: Volume 43 Number 3 Page 212 - April 2016

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SRRDG Poster Prize:  Flexible and Sectional Complete Dentures with Magnetic Retention for a Patient with Microstomia − A Case Report

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Abstract: This case report describes treatment for a patient with microstomia and the development of the index of oral access for restorative dental treatment (IOA).

Clinical relevance: An understanding of the causes of microstomia and challenges encountered when treating microstomia patients with an index to aid diagnosis and treatment planning.

Author notes: Elizabeth King, BDS(Hons), MFDS RCS(Ed), Specialist Trainee in Restorative Dentistry and James Owens, BDS(Wal), FDS RCS(Edin), MSc(Brist), FDS(Rest Dent), MRD RCS(Edin) FHEA, Consultant/Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation, Morriston Hospital Swansea, Swansea, UK.

Objective: To understand the causes of microstomia and the challenges encountered when treating microstomia patients with an index to aid diagnosis and treatment planning.

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