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Reviving Smile: A Comprehensive Case Report on Full Mouth Rehabilitation Using Hobo Twin-stage Technique

Sandip R Rajput, Sneha M Raul, Mahesh Gandhewar, Amruta Bhalerao, Priyadarshini Baisane, Ajaysing R Rajput

Keywords : Case report, Dental implants, Disocclusion, Full mouth rehabilitation, Hobo twin-stage technique, Monolithic zirconia

Citation Information : Rajput SR, Raul SM, Gandhewar M, Bhalerao A, Baisane P, Rajput AR. Reviving Smile: A Comprehensive Case Report on Full Mouth Rehabilitation Using Hobo Twin-stage Technique. J Dent bio allied Health Sci 2024; 1 (1):30-35.

DOI: 10.5005/jdbahs-11017-0010

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 19-06-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


The rehabilitation of patients with severely worn and partially edentulous dentition, especially after restoring the vertical dimension, presents a complex challenge in prosthodontics. Assessment of the vertical dimension is crucial in these cases to ensure optimal functional and esthetic outcomes. Hobo's twin-stage techniques and Pankey Mann Schuyler's philosophy are well-established approaches for full mouth rehabilitation, extensively documented in the literature. This clinical report outlines the full mouth rehabilitation of a patient using Hobo's twin-stage occlusal philosophy. Following conditions 1 and 2 of Hobo's twin-stage procedure, monolithic zirconia restorations were milled to achieve an acceptably restored vertical dimension of occlusion (VDO). The primary treatment goal was to attain functional and reviving Smile harmony within the stomatognathic system. Through meticulous planning and execution, this case study demonstrates the effective application of Hobo's twin-stage technique in addressing the complexities associated with severe wear and compromised vertical dimensions. The restoration of form, function, and esthetics in such cases underscores the importance of comprehensive treatment approaches in prosthodontic rehabilitation.

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