Phonetics, esthetics, function, and comfort form the foundation of a successful dental prosthesis. A review of the mechanics of speech as well as common speech problems encountered with a removable maxillary prosthesis are presented. The use of a palatogram to aid the clinician in the assessment and resolution of speech problems associated with a maxillary denture is demonstrated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of Prosthodontics|
|State||Published - Jun 1998|
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