Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Instructor of Prosthodontic, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

2 Assistant Professor of Prosthodontic, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.

3 Dentist

Abstract

Aim: This research was conducted in the academic year 2002-2003 in the Department of Prosthodontics of School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences to investigate patients post complications after delivery of R.P.D.Materials and Method: 50 Patients who were psychologically healthy and without systemic diseases were selected. The dentures were made and delivered by sixth year dental students. They were evaluated twice using questionaires one day and one week after the delivery of their dentures. Responses of patients to the proposed questions were evaluated.Results: Statistical analysis of the data showed that denture soreness on residual ridge and vestibule was maximum (72%), which was reduced to 12% after one week. Lack of retention in centric and eccentric was 44%, which was reduced to 15% one week later. Gag reflex and speaking inability was reduced from 44% to 4% in one week. Herpis and apthus lesion were low.Conclusion: It is recommended that more precise attention be given to impression stages and occlusion adjustment while making R.P.D.Key words: Post complication, Removal partial denture, Denture soreness.