Dynamic orthoses for the management of microstomia.

@article{Conine1987DynamicOF,
  title={Dynamic orthoses for the management of microstomia.},
  author={T A Conine and D L Carlow and Peter Stevenson-Moore},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={1987},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={43-8}
}
Oral wounds and burns may result in microstomia with significant management problems. An important early management decision involves the selection of an appliance capable of applying forces that will halt and reverse the condition. A selection appropriate to the patient may be based on the need for teeth suitably placed to retain and position a particular device. Limited access to the patient's mouth because of recent trauma, surgery, wiring, inability to tolerate anesthetic, etc., may further… CONTINUE READING

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