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Role Of Neutral Zone Approach In The Success Of Mandibular Complete Dentures
Abdul Mueed Zaigham

Associate Professor, Dept of Prosthodontics, CMH Lahore Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan.
Correspondence: “Dr.Abdul Mueed Zaigham”

Volume 19, Issue 2 (April - June 2010)

Open Access


Mandibular denture instability is a common problem in patients with atrophic mandibular ridges. Various methods had been employed by the profession to overcome this problem. The objective of this study was to evaluate role of neutral zone approach in atrophic edentulous mandibular ridges.


Twenty edentulous patients with atrophic mandibles were selected. Seven evaluation factors were analyzed and compared.


Three factors stability, tongue space and position of anterior teeth were better achieved by using neutral zone technique.


Successful denture can be fabricated by using neutral zone in atrophic mandibular ridges.


Atrophic mandibular ridges; Neutral zone technique; Tongue space; Position of anterior teeth.

How to CITE:

J Pak Dent Assoc 2010;19(2):120-123.