maxillofacial prosthesis


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maxillofacial prosthesis

The repair and artificial replacement of the face and jaw missing because of disease or injury.
See also: prosthesis
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This should not pose any serious problem, because clinically the value of the elongation obtained is accepted as satisfactory for the use of maxillofacial prosthesis. The improvement in the mechanical properties maybe attributed to the enhanced polymer adsorption by the nanosilica's large surface area.
VOT measurements were invalid in many of the maxillectomy patients when not wearing a maxillofacial prosthesis, indicating that their production of plosives such as /ka/ and /ta/ was impaired by maxillary deficiency.
According to GPT-9, maxillofacial prosthetic adhesive is "a material used to adhere external prosthesis to the skin and associated structures around the periphery of an external anatomic defect." Adhesives are considered as the most popular retentive aid in maxillofacial prosthesis retention.
Maxillofacial prosthesis is still indicated in most maxillectomy patients, after surgical reconstruction [3].
Limited Tenders are invited for Medical Grade Silicon Material For Maxillofacial Prosthesis Box 454 Gm With Catalyst (2-3 Oz Bottle)
It is a maxillofacial prosthesis used to close a congenital or acquired tissue opening, primarily of the hard palate or contiguous alveolar / soft tissue structures.1
This article provides an overview of the guidelines to obtain optimal shade matching with silicone Elastomers during various steps in fabrication of the maxillofacial prosthesis.