Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Mini Review Volume 4 Issue 8

Clinical Outcomes of Neutral Zone Techniques Employment in Maxillofacial Prostheses

Masmoudi Karim1*, Chabbi K1, Adouani A1, Ayadi M2 and Jamila J3

1Removable Prosthetic Department, University of Dentistry, Tunisia
2Ear and Nose and Throat Department, University of Medicine, Sfax, Tunisia
3Removable Prosthetic Department, University of Dentistry, Tunisia Head Section, Tunisia

*Corresponding Author: Masmoudi Karim, Associate Professor, Removable Prosthetic Department, University of Dentistry, Tunisia.

Received: July 09, 2020; Published: August 10, 2020

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Abstract

Prosthetic rehabilitation for patients undergoing substantial maxillary surgery is challenging. Certainly, implantology is the best option for improving prosthesis’s support, retention, and stability. Nevertheless, the neutral zone technique can also be considered an equally effective approach patients complaining about unstable maxillofacial reconstructions, particularly when implant therapy is not feasible. The aim of this article is to describe the different steps in the construction of maxillofacial prosthesis using neutral zone technique through two clinical cases.

Keywords: Neutral Zone; Surgery; Stability; Esthetic; Phonation; Deglutition

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Citation

Citation: Masmoudi Karim., et al. “Clinical Outcomes of Neutral Zone Techniques Employment in Maxillofacial Prostheses". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.9 (2020): 19-25.



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