Harry Reintsema

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Surgical treatment of malignancies in the oral cavity and subsequent radiotherapy often result in an anatomic and physiological oral condition unfavorable for prosthodontic rehabilitation. The objective of this prospective study was to assess the effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on treatment outcome (condition of peri-implant tissues, implant survival,(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of TheraBite exercises on mouth opening and to analyze factors influencing this effect in a patient record evaluation. METHODS Effect of exercises with a TheraBite to treat trismus was evaluated in 69 head and neck cancer patients of two university medical centers. Mouth opening was measured as(More)
PURPOSE The Dynasplint Trismus System (DTS) can be used to treat trismus secondary to head and neck cancer. We conducted a prospective study with the following aims: (1) to determine the effects of DTS exercises on changes in mouth opening, pain, mandibular function, quality of life (QoL), and symptomatology and (2) to analyze the patients' perception on(More)
A method of implant-retained overdenture treatment based on the early use of the final denture base during registration of the maxillomandibular jaw relation is described. Using this stable denture base, an accurate recording of jaw relation and an adequate try-in procedure are facilitated without displacement of the base, especially in the situation of an(More)
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