Restoration of a total maxillectomy patient using endosseous implants

Jack Kabcenell, David Silken, Richard Kraut

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A vehicular accident resulted in a total maxillectomy for the patient compromising deglutition, mastication, speech, and appearance. Bone grafting provided a site for the placement of endosseous implants. The implants were used as stabilization for a prosthesis that resolved these problems. The prosthesis consisted of a multipart substructure attached to the implants. The superstructure was in intimate contact with the substructure, obturated the defect, and provided occlusal contacts, palatal form, and lip support.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-183
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Prosthodontics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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