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

Mini Review Volume 7 Issue 1

Bone Supported Arch Bars

Dr. Krishna Madhukumaran Pillai Sreekaladevi MDS1, Dr. Abighna Mannepalli MDS2, Dr. Aishwarya Dham MDS3*, Dr. Vaishnavi Ramanan BDS, MAS4, Dr. Kanagapriya Govindaraja Perumal BDS5 and Dr. Hridya Jayaprakash MDS6

1Ex-Post Graduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Radiology, KVG Dental College and Hospital, Sulliya, India
2Periodontist, Springfield, IL-USA
3Periodontist, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
4Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5General Dentist, Bling Dental Clinic, T-Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
6Periodontist, Clove Dental, Sholinganallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author: Dr. Aishwarya Dham, Periodontist, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.

Received: November 09, 2022; Published: December 05, 2022

Abstract

Inter Maxillary Fixation (IMF) is a standard component of the treatment of mandibular fractures. Number of IMF techniques has been described in the literature till date such as Erich arch bars, Ernst ligatures, Ivy loops, and Gilmer wiring. Arch bars are considered as the gold standard for IMF. Bone supported arch bars uses titanium arch bars fitted with eyelets for self-drilling screw fixation into the maxilla and mandible. A narrative review was conducted to provide concise and current evidence about the efficacy of bone supported arch bars.

Keywords:IMF; Bone Supported; Arch Bars; Maxilla

References

  1. Johnathan D., et al. “Techniques of maxillary - mandibular fixation”. Operative Techniques in Otolayngeology Head and Neck Surgery 19 (2008): 117-122.
  2. Arthur G and Berardo N. “A simplified technique of maxillomandibular fixation”. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 47 (1989): 1234-1239.
  3. Akadiri OA and Omitiola OG. “Maxillo-Mandibular Fixation: Utility and current techniques in modern practice”. Nigerian Journal of Medicine 21 (2012): 125-133.
  4. Chao AH and Hulsen J. “Bone-supported arch bars are associated with comparable outcomes to Erich arch bars in the treatment of mandibular fractures with intermaxillary fixation”. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2 (2015): 306-313.
  5. Edelli Buala Rani., et al. “Bone supported arch bar versus enrich arch bar for intermaxillary fixation: a comparative clinical study in maxillofacial fractures”. International Journal of Current Research 10 (2018): 69848-69850.
  6. Rai A., et al. “Are maxillomandibular fixation screws a better option than Erich arch bars in achieving maxillomandibular fixation? A randomized clinical study”. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 69 (2011): 3015.
  7. Jones DC. “The intermaxillary screw: a dedicated bicortical screw for temporary intermaillary fixation”. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 37 (1999): 115-116.
  8. Jang Y., et al. “Simple technique for maxillomandibular fixation using patient’s denture and anchorage screws”. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 67 (2009): 236-237.
  9. Anuj Jain., et al. “What is a better modality of maxillomandibular fixation, Bone supported Arch Bars or Erich Arch Bars? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2021).
  10. West GH., et al. “Treatment outcomes with the use of maxillomandibular fixation screws in the management of mandible fractures”. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 72 (2014): 112.

Citation

Citation: Dr. Aishwarya Dham., et al. “Bone Supported Arch Bars".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.1 (2023): 13-15.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Dr. Aishwarya Dham., 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.




Metrics

Acceptance rate30%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
Impact Factor1.278

Indexed In





News and Events


  • Certification for Review
    Acta Scientific certifies the Editors/reviewers for their review done towards the assigned articles of the respective journals.
  • Submission Timeline for Upcoming Issue
    The last date for submission of articles for regular Issues is April 30th, 2024.
  • Publication Certificate
    Authors will be issued a "Publication Certificate" as a mark of appreciation for publishing their work.
  • Best Article of the Issue
    The Editors will elect one Best Article after each issue release. The authors of this article will be provided with a certificate of "Best Article of the Issue".
  • Welcoming Article Submission
    Acta Scientific delightfully welcomes active researchers for submission of articles towards the upcoming issue of respective journals.

Contact US