Dhananjay H Barde

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BACKGROUND Mandibular fractures are treated surgically by either rigid or semi-rigid fixation, two techniques that reflect almost opposite concept of craniomaxillofacial osteosynthesis. The shortcomings of these fixations led to the development of 3 dimensional (3D) miniplates. This study was designed with the aim of evaluating the efficiency of 3D(More)
BACKGROUND Study of the clinical application of bioactive glass in treating periodontal defects has been gaining momentum. Studies in the past have hypothesized that bioactive glass resulted in an improvement of bony lesion when compared with open flap debridement. Considering that there were very few studies in the Indian dental literature involving the(More)
INTRODUCTION The etiology and pattern of mandibular fracture vary considerably among different study populations. Despite many reports about the incidence, diagnosis and treatment of mandibular fracture there is limited knowledge about the specific type or pattern of mandibular fractures in South Asian countries. This study attempts to delineate predictable(More)
Osteomyelitis is a challenging disease for clinicians and patients despite the many advances in diagnosis and treatment. Chronic suppurative osteomyelitis (CSO) of the mandible is often considered difficult to treat. Several authors conclude that CSO can be treated successfully by a combination of intravenous antimicrobial therapy and surgery consisting of(More)
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