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Novel treatment (new drug/intervention; established drug/procedure in new situation)
Management of overdenture abutments health by an innovative cleaning aid
  1. Priyanka Mall,
  2. Kamleshwar Singh,
  3. Saumyendra Vikram Singh,
  4. Kaushal Kishor Agrawal,
  5. Ramashanker Siddharth,
  6. Pooran Chand
  1. Department of Prosthodontics, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kamleshwar Singh, dr_kamleshwarsingh{at}yahoo.co.in

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This article describes a method for fabrication of a custom-made device for cleaning dome-shaped overdenture abutments. A kid toothbrush and a rubber cup were used for fabrication of a prophylactic device. After regular use of this device periodontal health status of the overdenture abutments patients improved satisfactorily.

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