Journal of Nepalese Prosthodontic Society

Abstract

Marginal mandibulectomy involves resection of mandibular body with overlying soft tissues whilemaintaining inferior cortex of mandible and its continuity. It may lead to numerous problems associatedwith mastication, speech and deglutition and esthetics. Problems associated with such defect dependupon location and extent of surgical resection. Prosthodontic rehabilitation of such patient poseschallenges because of obliterated vestibular depth, inadequate denture bearing areas for support, lessernumber of remaining teeth. This article describes rehabilitation of patient who underwent anteriorsegmental mandibulectomy with cast partial removable denture to replace the missing teeth andmaintain esthetics

Key words: Defect, Esthetics, Marginal Mandibulectomy, Prosthodontic Rehabilitation


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