Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Composite Hemi-Facial Defects – A Case Report

R Kumara Sundaram, SK Bhandari, Poonam Prakash
2019 International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research [IJCMR]  
Rehabilitation of severe hemi-facial defects poses a challenge to the Prosthodontist. Defects involving more than one facial part with asymmetry of contra lateral side require careful planning and technical skills to provide the prostheses. Case Report: This article presents a case of of hemi-facial defect due to chemical burn injury rehabilitated with custom made silicone prosthesis. It also highlights a technique of flasking used for the fabrication of the prosthesis combining orbital and
more » ... ing orbital and nasal defects. Conclusion: The technique used for the rehabilitation of conventional silicone prostheses can be well utilized when implants are not feasible.
doi:10.21276/ijcmr.2019.6.4.39 fatcat:sqd44ts5ijd2tpmmqkjo4bfwlu