Michael Waliszewski, DDS, MSD –
Restoring Dentate Appearance: A survey of edentulous patient preference among different denture esthetic concepts
Unfortunately, complete denture esthetics receives little attention in the modern Prosthodontic literature. Historical biases in fabrication techniques and patient management often leads to less than desirable results. With the demand for complete dentures expected to remain steady, renewed emphasis on the reasons for success of edentulous treatment is necessary.
Dr. Waliszewski will summarize an exhaustive review of complete denture esthetic literature in an attempt to illustrate the importance of successfully restoring the appearance of an edentulous patient. This shortened review will lead to a discussion of modern complete denture esthetic concepts and how patient management is of prime importance. Dr. Waliszewski’s recently conducted investigation of the three complete denture esthetic concepts will be highlighted.
Dr. Michael Waliszewski received his DDS from Marquette
University School of Dentistry in 2002.
He then received his MSD and certificate in Prosthodontics from the