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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-54

Interdisciplinary approach toward prosthodontic rehabilitation of a mandibulectomy patient

Department of Prosthodontia, Military Dental Centre, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

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Maninder Hundal
Department of Prosthodontia, Military Dental Centre, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5194.135013

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Management of maxillofacial patient with acquired defect of mandible is a challenge related to both control of the primary disease and rehabilitation following the same. The aim of this clinical report is to highlight these difficulties and emphasize the importance of timely initiated interdisciplinary approach and planning to rehabilitate the concerned patient in the best possible manner. Clinical Relevance to Interdisciplinary Dentistry
  • Multidisciplinary management to restore form and function in an acquired defect mandibulectomy patient.
  • A timely initiated team approach by prosthodontist, maxillofacial surgeon, plastic surgeon, radiotherapist, psychologist, and speech therapist.
  • Prosthetic rehabilitation included the use of maxillary guidance ramp, cast mandibular guide flange and fixed partial dentures.

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