Popov phenomenon

Popov phenomenon (C. O. Popov) - gradual extension of the tooth with the alveoli in the vertical direction. Observed in the absence of teeth-antagonists. Due to the growth of bones in the area of the bottom and walls of the alveoli. Emerging warp blocks chewing movements of the lower jaw and creates an obstacle for prosthetics.
When phenomenon Popov preparation of the oral cavity for prosthetics are orthopedic and surgical methods.
With little exposure cement root deprived antagonists teeth are retained; this is a reorganization of the bone tissue of the jaw in the direction favorable to function. After orthopaedic training (2-6 months) produce the appropriate prosthesis, which normalizes the function and prevents recurrence.
When laid bare half root or more teeth, deprived antagonists, are removed.