A new method for denture identification: revealing the unrevealed –a case report

K. Malleswara Reddy., Ram U. Thombare., Bhagyashree Thombare., Aparna S. Barabde and Bhushan G. Wankhade

Dental prosthesis having incorporated with identification devices plays an important role in the identification of victims at times of mishaps or in conditions of memory loss. Various denture marking systems were reported in the literature for personal identification over the years. Many latest techniques are available which are expensive, though Hi-Fi, may not be suitable for all dental practitioners to use. The method followed for identification should be that which is simple, practical and affordable by the patient. This article presents a case report where identification of the denture was made using a lead foil, a technique which is economical and affordable.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2018.9127.1495
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