Oroantral communication.

  title={Oroantral communication.},
  author={Harry Dym and Joshua C Wolf},
  journal={Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={239-47, viii-ix}
The practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon treating patients with oroantral communication (OAC)/oroantral fistulas should be familiar and competent with the various treatment options available. Multiple techniques are available from purely soft tissue flaps, which have proved to be successful over time, to a combination of hard tissue grafts (autologous, alloplastic, or allograft), which can prove to be useful with the increased demand for implant restorations. Although different procedures… CONTINUE READING