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Volume 8 Issue 2 (February, 2020)

Case Reports

A Call for Maxillofacial Prosthodontist- Rehabilitation of Bilateral Total Maxillectomy Defect with Limited Mouth Opening-c A Case Report
Chanchal Gupta, Veena Jain

Maxillofacial defects are highly individualized and require the maxillofacial prosthodontist to think differently to fabricate a good functional prosthesis within economical constraint along with the basic principle of prosthesis making. In the case of bilateral total maxillectomy defects fabrication of well retentive functional prosthesis itself a challenging task for a prosthodontist. Limited mouth opening further makes it complicated. This case report describes a simple technique of fabrication of two piece hollow obturator prosthesis joined by magnets for rehabilitation of bilateral total maxillectomy patient with limited mouth opening. Key words: Bilateral total maxillectomy, two-piece obturator, magnets.

 
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