Journal of Case Reports in Dental Medicine
Vol 1, No 1 (2019)

Mandibular implant-retained overdenture with magnets in total edentulous patients (case report)

Machmud, Edy (Unknown)
Arpa, Sitti (Unknown)

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Publish Date
02 May 2019


Objective: According to the manufacture, fewer than 1 in 10 capsule associated with overdentures on natural teeth separated from the denture base during an 8-year clinical trial; more interestingly, none experience loss of magnetic attraction.Methods: A 50 year old female patient came to Dental Hospital Makassar Hasanuddin University wanted to fix a loose denture, which has been used for 9 years. Chief complaint was a mobile mandibular denture. Treatment for the restoration of oral function, including mastication, using mandibular implant-retained overdenture with magnets in total edentulous. Implant supported retained with magnetic attachment constitute an accurate and predictable treatment option and achieve a higher patients satisfaction.Results: The surface of both magnet and attachment keeper were coated with titanium nitride (TiN). Self-curing resin was used for luting between  magnets and denture base resin.Conclusion: Magnetic attachments can be used to retain mandibular implant overdenture.Key words: Implant supported overdenture with magnets, resorbed alveolar ridge, total edentulous

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Journal of Case Reports in Dental Medicine is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes case reports and case series in all areas of dentistry, medical, including periodontal diseases, dental implants, oral pathology, as well as oral and maxillofacial surgery, pedodontics, conservative ...