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

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 4

Surgical Closure of Oroantral Communication by Buccal Fat Pad Flap

Kalakhy Younes

Oral Surgery Department, Targa Dental Clinic, Marrakech City Kingdom of Morocco

*Corresponding Author:Kalakhy Younes, Oral Surgery Department, Targa Dental Clinic, Marrakech City Kingdom of Morocco.

Received: February 02, 2022; Published: March 25, 2022


The accidental opening of the sinus cavity to the oral cavity is not uncommon during tooth extraction, a tumor process, ballistic trauma or any intervention in the posterior maxillary sector, considered a real oral emergency. where the management of closing this breach between the sinus and the oral cavity is necessary in order to avoid the risk of sinusitis with all its complications by passage of germs from the oral cavity to the sinus.

The diagnostic process is based on clinical and radiological examination to identify and confirm communication on the one hand and measure the extent of the breach and assess bone resorption in order to indicate the appropriate treatment protocol.

Therapeutic management is based on the principle of closing the gap between the oral compartment and the sinus compartment, several solutions can be undertaken depending on the degree of communication and bone loss, among the reliable tools in the hands of the surgeon is the displacement the buccal fat pad to close the gap.

The aim of this paper is to present two clinical cases about oro antral communication treated by a buccal fat pad flap.

Keywords:Oro Antral Communication; Oral Fistulae; Buccal Fat Pad; Sinus



Citation: Kalakhy Younes. “Surgical Closure of Oroantral Communication by Buccal Fat Pad Flap". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.4 (2022): 126-132.


Copyright: © 2022 Kalakhy Younes. 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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