A chairside technique to add customized anterior acrylic resin teeth to a surgical obturator

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Abstract

A surgical obturator may need to be modified during the healing process after tissue resection. Apart from relining the fitting surfaces to accommodate the healing wound and changes in the surrounding tissues, other modifications such as adding teeth are sometimes required to improve esthetics and speech. This article describes a chairside technique to add customized acrylic resin teeth to an existing surgical obturator.

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