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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 148-153

A close-up on obturators using magnets: Part II


Department of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital (Deemed University), Chennai, India

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Vinaya Bhat
Department of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital (Deemed University), Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai, Chennai - 601 302, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.29367

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Part I of this article presented an exhaustive collection of data about magnets used in Dentistry. Large maxillectomy defects have been restored with multiple segment prostheses retained with the help of magnets. When prosthesis comprises of several components, it is easy to incorporate other features, which would increase the success rate of the treatment. This clinical case report deals with rehabilitation of a patient with an extensive maxillary defect using a 2-segment obturator retained with magnets. The additional features being that, the bulb is fabricated as a closed, single piece structure processed with heat-polymerized acrylic resin unlike most other obturators.


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