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CLINICAL REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 221-224

Rehabilitation of a compromised maxillectomy defect with a definitive hollow bulb obturator


Department of Prosthodontics, MCODS, Manipal, India

Correspondence Address:
Kulashekar N Reddy
PG Department of Prosthodontics, MCODS, Manipal University, Manipal, Udupi District, Karnataka - 576 104
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.49187

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The maxillofacial patient can experience unique alterations in the normal oral / craniofacial environment because of maxillofacial trauma, congenital defects, developmental anomalies and neuromuscular diseases. In general, there is reduced capacity for residual teeth and tissue to provide optimal cross arch support, stability and retention. The design must take into account the tooth-tissue support considerations and the impact of the altered environment on prosthesis support, stability and retention. The present article is a case report of the rehabilitation of a compromised Aramany class II maxillectomy defect with a definitive hollow bulb obturator.


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