The reconstruction of oral defects with buccal fat pad.

  title={The reconstruction of oral defects with buccal fat pad.},
  author={Alper Alkan and Doḡan Dolanmaz and Emel Uzun and Erdal Erdem},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  volume={133 33-34},
QUESTIONS UNDER STUDY 1) To evaluate the success of buccal fat pad used in the reconstruction of oral defects, 2) to clarify its indications and size limitations, 3) to identify risk factors if there were any. METHODS In this prospective clinical study, buccal fat pad was used in 26 patients with different indications which included 5 defects resulting from tumour excisions, 3 maxillary cysts, 3 secondary maxillary cyst defects and 15 oro-antral communications. All defects were in the maxilla… CONTINUE READING
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