TITLE

Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Hemimandibulectomy Patient

AUTHOR(S)
Yadav, Sandeep; Arora, Aman
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
World Journal of Dentistry;Oct2011, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p353
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Rehabilitation of patients with mandibular defect requires a multidisciplinary approach involving a head and neck surgeon, maxillofacial prosthodontist and a reconstructive surgeon. A hemimandibulectomy patient can have many debilitating consequences such as eccentric occlusion, disoriented masticatory cycle, facial disfigurement, distorted speech and salivation problem. The aim of this case report is to describe a technique which combines crown with prosthetic rehabilitation to meet the functional and esthetic requirement of the hemimandibulectomy patients.
ACCESSION #
80165096

Tags: CASE studies;  PROSTHESIS;  MANDIBLE -- Abnormalities;  OCCLUSION (Dentistry);  SALIVATION;  CROWNS (Dentistry) -- Case studies

 

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