Rehabilitation of Maxillary Defect by Three Different Types of Obturators – A Case Series

Authors

  • Department of Prosthodontics, Adhiparasakthi Dental College & Hospital, Melmaruvathur 603319, Tamil Nadu
  • Department of Prosthodontics, S.R.M. Dental College & Hospital, Bharathi Salai, Ramapuram, Chennai 600089
  • Department of Prosthodontics, Adhiparasakthi Dental College & Hospital, Melmaruvathur 603319, Tamil Nadu
  • Department of Prosthodontics, Adhiparasakthi Dental College & Hospital, Melmaruvathur 603319, Tamil Nadu
  • Department of Prosthodontics, Adhiparasakthi Dental College & Hospital, Melmaruvathur 603319, Tamil Nadu

Keywords:

Maxillary Obturator, Immediate Obturator, Interim Obturator, Definitive Obturator, Cleft Palate

Abstract

Surgical removal of hard and soft palate has a great impact on psychological, functional, and social well-being of a patient. Normal functions such as speaking and swallowing become difficult owing to absence of palatal roof. Because of these adverse effects, immediate and continual rehabilitation of patient with maxillary defect with obturator is essential. This article discusses about the management of three patients in different phases of disease healing process, treated with different types of obturators.

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Published

2018-09-07

How to Cite

Kumar, V. R. A., Jagdish, S. K., Prabhu, K., Ramesh, A. S., & Venkatesan, N. (2018). Rehabilitation of Maxillary Defect by Three Different Types of Obturators – A Case Series. Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy (India Section), 30(1), 1–5. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/jpfa/article/view/22184

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