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CASE REPORT

Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Hemimandibulectomy Patient

Sandeep Yadav, Aman Arora

Citation Information : Yadav S, Arora A. Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Hemimandibulectomy Patient. World J Dent 2011; 2 (4):353-355.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1113

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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.


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