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Baba Farid University Dental Journal
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 88) Last page : ( 91)
Print ISSN : 0976-8181. Online ISSN : 2230-7273.

Aviation Dentistry

Rathee Manu1, Singh Pardeep2,*, Sheoran Kirtika3

1Sr. Prof. and Head, Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, PGIDS, Rohtak, Haryana

2MDS, Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, PGIDS, Rohtak, Haryana

3Post Graduate student, Periodontlogy, PGIDS, Rohtak, Haryana

*Corresponding Author: Dr. Pardeep Singh, Email: Pradeepsheokand7@gmail.com

Online published on 22 August, 2019.

Abstract

Aeronautic dentistry is superspecialized branch of dentistry that deals with the study of dental aspect in aeronautic environment. The presence of dental abscesses, periodontitis, deep carious lesions and deep unlined restorations in the oral cavity can stimulate severe pain due to extreme altitude changes. Retention of prosthesis based on atmospheric pressure, adhesion and gravity. This implies for both maxillary and mandibular dentures. Pressure changes occur in microtubules of the cement layer, which result in a reduced retention of the crown. With proper diagnosis, the various complications can be avoided. Dentists should consider using resin cement when they cement crowns and fixed partial dentures Prosthodontist must use great care in constructing, placing, and cementing prosthesis to avoid dislodgment and aspiration. This article provides a review about various prosthodontic complication related to aviation dentistry and important clinical considerations for their management.

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Keywords

Aviation dentistry, Barodontalgia, Odontocrexis, Aviators, Aeroscience.

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