Prosthodontic Management of a Completely Edentulous Patient with Microstomia and Flat Ridge Mandible: A Case Report

  • Michael Josef Kridanto Kamadjaja
  • Fatty Nada Pertiwi
Keywords: microstomia, closed mouth method, flat ridge, complete denture


It is difficult to make impression and fabricate conventional dentures for patients with microstomia and flat ridge. This is a case report of 53-year-old female with limited mouth opening (25 mm) who had been wearing denture for 7 years and which was recently broken. Close mouth with suction impression method was used. Proper diagnosis and appropriate set of procedures and methods were needed for this patient. The conventional complete denture fitted with closed mouth method for this condition resulted in retentive and stable denture which was inserted and removed easily.