The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
This article presents a rare incident of a bilateral maxillary removable partial denture as an airway foreign body. The removable partial denture and the surrounding soft tissue irritation caused partial obstruction of the airway. Impending airway collapse was avoided after successful removal of the foreign body. Removing a removable dental prostheses at night, not only to prevent soft tissue pathology but also to avoid ingestion or aspiration of the prosthesis, must be emphasized.
Maroulakos, Georgios and Voulgarelis, Stylianos, "Impending Total Airway Collapse Involving a Maxillary Removable Partial Denture: A Clinical Report" (2018). School of Dentistry Faculty Research and Publications. 320.
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