A comparative study between transbuccal and extra-oral approaches in treatment of mandibular fractures.

@article{Kale2010ACS,
  title={A comparative study between transbuccal and extra-oral approaches in treatment of mandibular fractures.},
  author={Tejraj P Kale and Shridhar D. Baliga and Nitin Ahuja and Sharadaindu Mahadevappa Kotrashetti},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={9-12}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Mandibular angle fractures continue to be a common type of facial injury. The objectives in treatment are to effect rapid healing by anatomic reduction and fixation and to restore function and appearance with minimal disability and complications. Traditionally, when open techniques are utilised, the extra-oral approach is performed through a skin incision concealed in the submandibular crease. However, patients develop unsightly scars and there is a risk of injury to… CONTINUE READING

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