A Simple Immediate Surgical Obturator for Maxillary Resection
Ling, Booi Cie, (1995) A Simple Immediate Surgical Obturator for Maxillary Resection. Annals of Dentistry, 2 (1). pp. 21-23. ISSN 0128-7532
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University of Malaya. Faculty of Dentistry. Dept. of Prosthetic Dentistry
Temporary obturator' is necessary for maxillectomy procedures to minimise functional disabilities ofspeech and the swallowing of food and fluid following surgery. l.2 It also provides a base to hold surgical packing and/ or tissue conditioners inplace. This packing helps to restore function and counter act contraction during healing of the, tissues at the operated site. Dental clinicians are often faced with the problem ofsurgical staffs requesting an obturator fortheir patients at short notice.This article describes a fast technique of constructing an immediate surgical obturator.
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|Keywords:||maxillofaciJzl prosthesis, immediate temporary|
|Subjects:||R Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing|
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