Corpus ID: 27064670

Surgical resection and prosthetic treatment of an extensive mandibular torus.

  title={Surgical resection and prosthetic treatment of an extensive mandibular torus.},
  author={T. Gonçalves and J. A. de Oliveira and A. S{\'a}nchez-Ayala and R. C. R. Rodrigues Garcia},
  journal={General dentistry},
  volume={61 1},
  • T. Gonçalves, J. A. de Oliveira, +1 author R. C. R. Rodrigues Garcia
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • General dentistry
  • The aim of this case report was to describe the surgical removal of an extensive mandibular torus and the conventional prosthetic treatment that was performed. During surgery, the torus was exposed by a intrasulcular lingual incision from molar to contralateral molar side and displacement of the mucoperiosteal flap. The bone volume was carefully removed in three separate blocks by sculpting a groove in the superior lesion area and chiseling. After a 30-day postoperative period, a prosthetic… CONTINUE READING
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