Postsurgical Restorative and Prosthetic Considerations
‘When patients require cornplex final restorative treatment, it is important to establish stable, full-arch contact as soon after orthodontic debanding as possible. Posterior vertical . contacts are important in patients who have only anterior components of occlusion remaining. \Vell-fjttin~, temporary.
removable partial dentures may suffice, and these appliances should be relined with tissue-conditlonlng materials as needed to maintain the posterior support dur- ‘Ing healing. When postsurgical orthodontics is complete, . the remainder of restorative treatment can be accomplished in the same manner as for any nonsurgical patient.