JICDRO is a UGC approved journal (Journal no. 63927)
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 72-77

A systematic approach to rehabilitation for hemimaxillectomy patient


1 Department of Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Crown and bridge, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Eram Perwez
Department of Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi - 110 054
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jicdro.jicdro_56_19

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Any surgical intervention for the correction of maxillofacial disorders consequently leads to a compromised functionality, esthetics, and patient's general quality of life. Larger defects requiring partial or complete excision of the affected part need prosthetic rehabilitation to restore patient's standard of living. Among the team of involved doctors, a prosthodontist plays a major role in the presurgical treatment planning and postsurgical rehabilitation of such patients. This following case report illustrates the various clinical and laboratory procedures that goes in pre- and post-surgical planning and rehabilitation of patient undergone hemi-maxillectomy, with an obturator prosthesis.


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