Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 4

Fabrication of Interim Obturator After Marsupialization – An Exigent Case Scenario

Divya Doddamani1*, Basappa Nadig2, Saraswathi V Naik3 and Renuka D Shashidhara4

1Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Pediatric Dentist at Dental Hub, Badiadka, India
2Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Professor and Head of the Department, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India
3Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Professor, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India
4Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Post Graduate Student, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author:Divya Doddamani, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Pediatric Dentist at Dental Hub, Badiadka, India.

Received: March 07, 2022; Published: March 24, 2022


Surgical obturator and interim obturators are fabricated before the surgical intervention in usual scenario to avoid the difficulties faced during impressions in open surgical wound. This case report describes the fabrication of interim obturator in a child patient aged 9-year-old reported with an open wound after marsupialization. Various challenges were faced starting from the clinical examination till insertion of the appliance such as complex anatomy of the defect, making an accurate impression of an open surgical wound and behavior. Technique of Cryoanalgesia (2-4 degree Celsius) was followed throughout the impression procedure. A helical spring incorporated interim acrylic resin obturator was fabricated. Considerable healing of soft tissue was seen at the end of 1 month and bony healing was observed at the end of 3 months follow up. This case documents the role of obturator in early healing of the lesion as well as the management of challenges that are faced during the procedure in such unique case.

Keywords:Obturator; Marsupialization; Dentofacial; Cryoanalgesia


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Citation: Divya Doddamani., et al. “Fabrication of Interim Obturator After Marsupialization – An Exigent Case Scenario". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.4 (2022): 121-125.


Copyright: © 2022 Divya Doddamani., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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