Images in clinical medicine | Volume 39, Article 160, 01 Jul 2021 | 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.160.30163

Maxillary defect correction by aesthetics

Rajiv Dharampal Bhola, Waqar Mohsin Naqvi

Corresponding author: Rajiv Dharampal Bhola, Department of Prosthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (M), Wardha, India

Received: 04 Jun 2021 - Accepted: 20 Jun 2021 - Published: 01 Jul 2021

Domain: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,Prosthodontics

Keywords: Prosthodontics, mandibular defect, dental prosthesis

©Rajiv Dharampal Bhola et al. Pan African Medical Journal (ISSN: 1937-8688). This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Cite this article: Rajiv Dharampal Bhola et al. Maxillary defect correction by aesthetics. Pan African Medical Journal. 2021;39:160. [doi: 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.160.30163]

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Maxillary defect correction by aesthetics

Maxillary defect correction by aesthetics

Rajiv Dharampal Bhola1,&, Waqar Mohsin Naqvi2

 

1Department of Prosthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (M), Wardha, India, 2Department of Community Health Physiotherapy, Ravi Nair Physiotherapy College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (M), Wardha, India

 

 

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Rajiv Dharampal Bhola, Department of Prosthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (M), Wardha, India

 

 

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A young patient of age 34 years complains of poor aesthetic because of maxillary and mandibular defect in anterior region. The patient complains of difficulty in speech, swallowing, mastication and cosmetic disfigurement which was the main concern for which patient reported to the outpatient department (OPD) where examination was done. This revealed absence of maxillary and mandibular incisors and anterior mandibular and anterior maxillary defect and as mentioned by patient poor cosmetics was the main concern, pre-examination was done and implant placement surgery was planned. Consent was taken and case history was recorded. After implant placement, an implant supported prosthesis was planned for maxilla and mandible in anterior region. Aesthetic rehabilitation was satisfactorily achieved. The (A) depicting pre-operative image of the patient with missing incisors and (B) shows the defect was corrected by prosthesis.

 

 

Figure 1: A) showing pre-operative image of the patient; B) correction done by implant supported bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images in clinical medicine

Maxillary defect correction by aesthetics

Images in clinical medicine

Maxillary defect correction by aesthetics

Images in clinical medicine

Maxillary defect correction by aesthetics

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