A novel use of intermaxillary fixation screws for post-maxillectomy obturator retention.

Abstract

a mmediate reconstruction is required following ablative urgery for maxillary tumours. Usual methods include local r free flap reconstruction, or the fabrication of a custom made bturator. Obturators aim to guide soft tissue healing, restore acial contour and achieve a seal between the antral and oral avities. Methods of obturator retention include dental… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2012.05.015

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