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9th Edition of International Conference on Dentistry
and Oral Health

September 02-04, 2024 | Madrid, Spain

September 02-04, 2024 | Madrid, Spain
ICDO 2024

Houari Hakima

Houari Hakima, Speaker at Oral Health Conferences
University of ORAN 1, Algeria
Title: Causes of instability of the mandibular total denture


Despite the appearance of new technologies and their use by dentists to overcome the problems of lower total edentulism, the complete prosthesis still remains an alternative of choice. However, this type of prosthesis may not meet mechanical principles such as stability.The problems of stability establish the main complaint in Mandibular Complete Prothesis, so justifying a particular attention on behalf of the practitioner, where from the interest to determine its etiologies and to estimate these various cause, who can be regrouped according to tow big shutters ; the first one is bound to the physiologiy of the patient ( the physiological troubles, the degree of reductin, the floating crest), and the second is bound to the errors of the practitioner committed during the various stages of prophetic conception (over-extended or under-extended borders, the disorders of occlusion ; the erroneous teeth arrangement).

Audience Take Away:

  • How to assess the stability of the attached total prosthesis.
  • How to prevent prosthetic instability before prosthetic construction.
  • How to correct errors responsible for prosthetic instability after completing construction.


Dr HOUARI Hakima studied Dentistry at the University of Oran, Algeria, and obtained his Dentist Diploma in 2000; the post-graduation Diploma of Specialist “dental prosthesis” option in 2005 and the title of Assistant lecturer in 2008. She then joined the body of university teachers in the same institution to teach the dental prosthesis module; dental biomaterials, occlusodontics and pediatric prosthetics. At the same time, Dr. HOUARI Hakima has been a member of the Dental Biomaterials Technology Research Laboratory since 2008. She also holds a certificate in clinical research. In 2023, she obtained the title of Doctor of medical science to subsequently become lecturer Class “A”.