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A Review on Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Maxillofacial Region

Karthikeyan I, Monisha Khatree, Roopa Reddy Pandraveti

Keywords : Anaplastology, epithesis, Dental prostheses, Prosthetic rehabilitation

Citation Information : I K, Khatree M, Pandraveti RR. A Review on Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Maxillofacial Region. 2016; 6 (1):6-12.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-6-1-6

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Craniofacial region suffers from many defects due to carcinoma, trauma, iatrogenic. The treatment of facial region is compromised and complicated due to esthetics. Though surgical option is the definitive one for curing cancer, it leaves huge defects physically and depressions mentally for the patient. For a social well-being and psychological support, patients need to be addressed in a different manner. Prostheses have gained lot of support and care for patients. They complement the lost or defective tissues in the body. Well trained professionals regain internal smile for these patients in an efficient way.

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