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Volume 21 , Issue 3
May/June 2006

Pages 481485

Dental Restoration with Endosseous Implants After Mandibular Reconstruction Using a Fibula Free Flap and TMJ Prosthesis: A Patient Report

Pedro Infante-Cossio, MD, PhD, DDS / Daniel Torres-Lagares, DDS, PhD / Rafael Martinez-de-Fuentes, MD, PhD, DDS / Alberto Garcia-Perla-Garcia, MD, PhD / Jose-Luis Gutierrez-Perez, MD, PhD, DDS

PMID: 16796296

This patient report describes the secondary reconstruction of a hemimandibular and condylar defect and the dental restoration of a 56-year-old woman who had been subjected to radical ablative surgery 30 years earlier to remove a tumor. In the first phase, a fibula free flap was used in combination with a total TMJ prosthesis for the reconstruction of the hemimandible and condyle. Secondly, 3 endosseous implants were placed in the residual mandible. These implants were used to support an overdenture prosthesis that has remained in continuous function for a period of 2 years. (Case Report) Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2006;21:481485

Key words: dental implants, dental prostheses, fibular free flap, mandibular reconstruction, temporomandibular joint prostheses

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