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Journal club

  1. 1. By Dr Varshit 1ST M.D.S Dept of Prosthodontics 1 *
  2. 2. * Journal Of Prosthodontics 20[2011]
  3. 3. * *Is the branch of prosthodontics concerned with the restoration and/or replacement of the stomatognathic and craniofacial structures with prosthesis that may or may not be removed on a regular or elective basis.
  4. 4. * *A prosthesis to close a congenital or acquired defect in the palate
  5. 5. * *Speech *Mastication *Esthetics *Keep the defective area clean *Reshape & reconstruct the palatal contour
  6. 6. * To seal congenital or acquired defects
  7. 7. * *Open *Close
  8. 8. *By fabricating a hollow maxillary obturator the weight of the prosthesis may be reduced up to 33%
  9. 9. * *The patient ,age 35 years was referred by the ENT Department to the Department of prosthodontics after surgery due to osteosarcoma *On examination, left & right subtotal maxillectomies had been performed
  10. 10. *Portion of the nasal septum,part of inferior nasal conchae & superior wall of maxillary sinuses
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  12. 12. *Immediate followed by interim obturator after 1 month *Fabrication of the definite prosthesis after 4 months in the form of a two piece hollow bulb obturator
  13. 13. *Three basic steps 1 Impression procedure 2 Fabrication of the antral part 3 Followed by the oral part
  14. 14. * *Impression procedure
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