Reduction of the median mandibulotomy with the fixed mandibular implant

Thomas R. Sangiacomo, W. Jarrard Goodwin, Mark R. Stevens

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Abstract

A technique is presented whereby a median mandibulotomy of an atrophic edentulous mandible is performed to gain access to an oropharyngeal tumor and is subsequently reapproximated with a four-pin FMI. The procedure allows reduction of the osteotomy site and provides intraoral implants that increase the stability and retentive properties of a mandibular prosthesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-296
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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