JOURNAL OF DHAKA DENTAL COLLEGE

Mandibular Guide Flange Prosthesis: Let Condyle Go Back to His Place


The presence of any tumor that is benign or malignant leads to surgical resection of the mandible. This procedure results in discontinuity defect and deviation of the mandible. The resection can be marginal, segmental mandibulectomy, hemimandibulectomy, subtotal and total mandibulectomy. The deviation on the unaffected side due to contraction of muscles of mastication cannot be opposed by the affected side. Dental implants that osseointegrated are the definitive solution to this problem. 

 

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