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PDF | Numerous classifications and nomenclatures exist in literature to Aramany presented a classification for maxillectomy defects in Obturator ppt. 1. Basic Principles of Obturator design for partially edentulous patients. Part I: Classification Aramany MA. Basic principles of. Yadav P. has mentioned that Brown’s classification is simple to use. But, as prosthodontists, we commonly use Aramany’s classification since Brown’s.

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A favorable defect must be designed at the time of tumor removal to provide proper support and sufficient retention and stability of the obturator for the prosthesis to function adequately. An effective, inexpensive, temporary surgical obturator following maxillectomy. J Surg Oncol ; Clefts are basically developmental anomalies that are usually present in the midline of the face and drastically affect the normal anatomy. In the present study, Squamous cell carcinoma was the most common oral cancer followed by ameloblastoma, Table I showed summery of surgical and prosthodontic management of study sample.

Preincisive foramen clefts clefts lying anterior to the incisive foramen. Patients with complete maxillectomy were excluded from the study.

Data for the study were collected from pretreatment and post treatment hospital records. Jahnur Ikramul Islam, Dr. The classification is as follows- C- Central defects of mandible from canine to canine. Patient satisfaction with maxillofacial prosthesis. Recent advances in head and neck cancer reconstruction. Their aim was to classify maxillectomy in a rational fashion and to provide a reconstruction algorithm for these defects. Use of an interim obturator for definitive prosthesis fabrication.


There are often a few remaining posterior teeth located in a relatively straight line, classiffication a unilateral linear design problem where leverage cannot be used to an effective degree. Remember me on this computer. Basic principles of obturator design for partially edentulous patients. The classification is as follows- Class I: Acquired postsurgical maxillary defects, Aramany classification.

This situation involves a bilateral posterior surgical defect located posterior to the remaining teeth.

A classification system and algorithm for reconstruction of maxillectomy and midfacial defects. Pradeep Kumar, Room No. J Pak Dent Assoc.

Basic principles of obturator design for partially edentulous patients. The remaining posterior teeth are usually in a relatively straight line. Labial stabilization and the use of splinting, especially of the terminal abutments, are desirable. Assessment of the quality of life in maxillectomy patients: There were 28 men and 10 women, age ranged from 37 to 75 years with a mean of 56 years.

Prosthodontic principles in the framework design of maxillary obturator prostheses.

Classification of maxillectomy defects: This need gave rise to formulation of several classifications that have attempted to classify acquired maxillofacial defects and have greatly helped the surgeon and the maxillofacial prosthodontist in understanding acquired defects, but still there is a lack of a classification that is widely accepted. Prosthetic management of edentulous mandibulectomy patients. L- Lateral defects excluding the condyle.


Aakarshan Dayal Gupta, Dr.

Obturator prostheses for the rehabilitation of congenital and acquired maxillary defects: The classification is as follows- H- Lateral defects of any length up to midline including condyle. Frequency was presented for gender and factors examined.

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Prosthodontic principles in the framework design of maxillary obturator prostheses.

Maxillectomy and its classification. Surgical defects of this nature are usually small. Plastic Reconstr Surg ; Health-related quality of life after maxillectomy: Horizontal Component- Letter a: Such defects lead to functional deficits and enormous psychological strain and require rehabilitation at all ages.

The circle 13 represents the premaxilla, classificaton there is protrusion of the premaxilla then a line can be drawn in the direction of the arrow.

Cancer surgery, malformation or trauma may cause broad facial defects that cannot be covered by patients because of their exposed site.