Combined Mandibular Guidance Therapy in the Management of a Hemimandibulectomy Patient.

@article{Jamayet2015CombinedMG,
  title={Combined Mandibular Guidance Therapy in the Management of a Hemimandibulectomy Patient.},
  author={Nafij bin Jamayet and Asa Yazdani Fard and Adam Husein and Zaihan Ariffin and Mohammad Khursheed Alam},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={624-6}
}
This case history report describes two different devices, maxillary ramp prostheses (MRP) and mandibular guide flange prostheses (MGFP), prescribed for managing a hemimandibulectomy patient's deviated mandible. The patient was given muscle reprogramming exercises with coordinated use of both guidance prostheses for 2 months, leading to improvements in both postsurgical mandibular deviation and occlusal equilibration. A successful intercuspal position was eventually accomplished through the use… CONTINUE READING