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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 41

Digital technology in maxillofacial prosthodontics -Review

A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India

Date of Web Publication8-Jan-2021

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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.306425

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How to cite this article:
Rai S. Digital technology in maxillofacial prosthodontics -Review. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2020;20, Suppl S1:41

How to cite this URL:
Rai S. Digital technology in maxillofacial prosthodontics -Review. J Indian Prosthodont Soc [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Jan 28];20, Suppl S1:41. Available from: https://www.j-ips.org/text.asp?2020/20/5/41/306425

Introduction: Rehabilitation of patients with maxillofacial defects has always been challenging. Maxillofacial prosthesis fabrication techniques have advanced over a period of time. from the usage of conventional techniques which comprises of impression making. diagnostic models,fabrication of prosthesis ,accurately fitting the prosthesis and rehabilitation.this is usually time consuming and requires multiple visits to the clinic. Digital technology has revolutionized the way in which the the maxillofacial prosthesis is fabricated using the digital workflow of visualization, design, manufacture and evaluation.

Methodology: Literature Review

Conclusion: Digital Technology has contributed in improving the techniques both by machines and ease,thus reducing the time requires to fit and rehabilitate.


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