Prosthetic consideration of maxillofacial reconstruction using osseo-integrated implants

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Sreejith Karunakaran, Reshma karkera, Pradeep M R, Mallikarjuna Ragher, Paul Pudukadan and Edwin Kunnamkumarath

Sreejith Karunakaran, Reshma karkera, Pradeep M R, Mallikarjuna Ragher, Paul Pudukadan and Edwin Kunnamkumarath

Maxillofacial prosthodontics plays a major role in the overall rehabilitation of patients who have undergone tumor resections and trauma or have congenitally missing body parts. The purpose of this review was to give an insight about improving retention and functional rehabilitation of silicone prostheses with the help of Osseo integrated implants, which is one of the most recent and successful advances in the field of maxillofacial prosthetics. Placement of implants for retaining prosthesis depends on a number of factors such as presence of bone, the dexterity of the patient, soft tissue conditions, prognosis of health for the patient, radiation therapy and economic conditions. Implants offer a high degree of stability, retention and comfort. Dental implants support arise confidence of the patient in public.

 

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