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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 255-259

Adjuvant therapy for intra oral surgical oncological defect with ancillary prosthesis: A literature review


Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. S C Ahila
Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram, Chennai - 600 089, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.172118

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The role of a maxillofacial prosthodontist in the treatment of facial defects cannot be underestimated. A multidisciplinary approach is required during the rehabilitation procedure to bring out effective results. Ancillary maxillofacial prostheses limit the patient's disability and improve function. These prostheses are inevitable in restoring the function, esthetics, general, and psychological health of the patients. This article reviews the various ancillary-maxillofacial prostheses and throws light on their historical development.


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