|In recent years, dentistry has seen some significant advancements with the advent of implantology, all-porcelain restoration, composite materials, etc. However, one area of dentistry has seen little change in decades- complete dentures. Even considering the improvements in material, processes and impression techniques, there has been no significant change in the fabrication of complete dentures this century. And the age old problem of poor fit and function still exist until now.
Traditionally, edentulous patients have relied on gravity and the alveolar structure to hold their lower denture in place. For those patients with little or no ridge wearing their lower denture resulted in:
The Solution: MyloFlex
Myloflex incorporates a positional memory insert and an extended flange that takes advantage of the undercut available in the submandibular fossa. What used to be a disadvantage is now part of the retentive solution.