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Zone of Minimal Conflict Recorded Using Modified Technique: A Case Report

Apurva Sharma, Manjit Kumar, Amrit Khosla, Shailesh Jain, Navjot Kaur, Ashu Jhamb

Keywords : Denture Space, Neutral zone, mandible atrophies, admix material, admixed technique

Citation Information : Sharma A, Kumar M, Khosla A, Jain S, Kaur N, Jhamb A. Zone of Minimal Conflict Recorded Using Modified Technique: A Case Report. 2016; 4 (3):213-217.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1672073

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Published Online: 20-01-2017

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When all the remaining natural teeth are removed, there exists a space within the oral cavity that can be called the potential denture space. Within this denture space there is an area that has been termed the neutral zone. Neutral zone is defined as that area or position within the oral cavity where the forces between the tongue and cheeks or lips are equal. Thus making it the zone of minimal conflict, where the function of musculature will not unseat the denture and help in stabilizing the denture. In the present case the neutral zone was recorded using admix technique and impression compound as the material of choice.

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