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Title: Making a complete restoration for a fractured mandible
Authors: Venter, Pieter
Keywords: Mandible restoration
Issue Date: 2002
Source: Venter, Pieter, "Making a complete restoration for a fractured mandible" (2002). Tygerberg Dental Sciences. Paper 46.
Series/Report no.: Tygerberg Dental Sciences;Paper 46
Abstract: The aim of this study is to fabricate an appliance that would relieve the tension from the fractured area. Fractures are a common problem that usually occurs due to accidents and fighting. Fractures can be classified in types and the most common types are: simple or close, compound, greenstick and comminuted fractures were other fractures that are less likely to occur are: pathologic, atrophic telescoped and contre coup fractures. Areas were the fractures are most likely to occur are in the condylar head and neck, ramus, coronoid and the dento-alveolar regions (Kelly & Harrington 1975)
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11189/1406
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