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Prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient with a resected right temporomandibular joint

M Dinçel, H Kocaağaoğlu, HÖ Gümüş, H Albayrak

Abstract


This case report presents the prosthodontic rehabilitation of a patient with a resected right mandible, caused by an accident. Right condyle, ramus, and the posterior part of ramus were affected by the accident. These structures were resected, and the mandible was positioned toward the surgical area and a facial asymmetry was occurred. The patient was treated with a bar‑retained maxillar denture with a guide ramp and an implant‑supported fixed mandibular prosthesis.

Key words: Bar‑retained overdenture, dental implant, mandible resection




http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1119-3077.181384
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