BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007656

Modified technique of soft liner application

  1. Saurabh Uppal1
  1. 1Prosthodontics, BBD College of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, India
  2. 2BBD College of Dentistry, Lucknow, India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Neeta Misra, neeta4lko{at}


Soft liners are materials that can be advocated successfully to manage clinical situations like atrophic edentulous ridges with flabby displaceable tissues and in cases of severely resorbed ridges which adversely affect the retention and stability of complete dentures and further enhance bone loss. Soft liner provides a cushioning effect and distributes uniform occlusal forces to compromised residual ridges. In this paper a modified technique of soft liner application in mandibular denture has been discussed.

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