Prevalence Of Different Occlusal Schemes For Pre And Post Treatment In Tooth Supported Full Mouth Rehabilitation: A Retrospective Study

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Aman Merchant, Subhashree R, Visalakshi Ramanathan



      Full Mouth Rehabilitation Cases Are One Of The Most Challenging Cases Faced By Any Clinician. It Needs Efficient Diagnosis And Elaborate Treatment Planning To Establish Harmonious Occlusal Contacts To Establish Optimum Stomatognathic Function. Hence, The Clinician Should Possess Detailed And Thorough Clinical Knowledge Regarding Various Occlusal Schemes.  The Objective Of This Study Is To Evaluate The Prevalence Of Different Occlusal Schemes In Patients Undergoing Tooth Supported Full Mouth Rehabilitation Before And After The Treatment.  This Retrospective Study Was Carried Out From The Data Obtained From The Patients’ Case Sheet. A Total Of  51 Subjects Were Selected, Requiring Full Mouth Rehabilitation For The Dentition. The Prevalence Of Two Different Occlusal Schemes Were Evaluated. Group 1: Canine Guided Occlusion Group 2: Group Function Occlusion. Correlation Was Checked With Phi Correlation. It Was Observed That The Majority Of The Patients Had Group Function Occlusion Prior To The Treatment And After The Completion Of The Treatment, The Number Of Patients Having Canine Guided Occlusion Increased. There Was A Positive Correlation Between The Preoperative And Postoperative Treatment Occlusions. It Was Also Observed That Maximum Patients Were Seen In The Middle Age Group And Were Male Patients. In This Study, It Can Be Concluded That Although The Majority Of Patients Had Group Function Occlusion Prior To The Treatment, The Majority Of Operators Chose To Give Canine Guided Occlusion.

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