Lingual Splint for Sagittal Fractures of Mandible ; An Effective Adjunct to Contemporary Osteosynthesis : A Case Series with Review of Literature

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Sagittal/oblique fractures of the mandible are a common but challenging entity. The fracture line in such cases separates the buccal and lingual cortices over a variable extent depending on the anteroposterior extent of the fracture line, the presence of teeth in the arch, and the resultant pull exerted by muscles such as geniohyoid, genioglossus, and… (More)

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