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Surgical Planning and Procedures

Case Presentation: Extra-Oral Implants Rescue a Failed Nasal Prosthesis

Meriting Masodi Thokoane

The factors highlighted in this case presentation illustrating the use of extra-oral implants in a burns survivor missing alar and the tip of the nose include:

  • the importance of a comprehensive history-taking
  • how patient factors will determine the treatment option most suitable for their situation
  • the adhesively retained prostheses and implant-supported prostheses constitute a continuum of care
  • implant planning using 3-dimensional radiographic views
  • the choice of appropriate implants with regard to biomechanical principles, the reduction of unnecessary soft tissue scrification, and an aesthetically acceptable outcome with patient acceptance.
15 minutes
ITI Congress Southern Africa 2013
0.25 hours
Purchase price
8 Academy Coins
Publication date: Jan 11, 2015 Last review date: Apr 10, 2021 Next review date: Apr 10, 2024
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