maxillofacial prosthetics


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max·il·lo·fa·cial pros·thet·ics

that branch of dentistry that provides prostheses or devices to treat or restore tissues of the stomatognathic system and associated facial structures that have been affected by disease, injury, surgery, or congenital defect, to provide all possible function and esthetics.

max·il·lo·fa·cial pros·thet·ics

(mak-silō-fāshăl prosthetiks)
Branch of dentistry that provides prostheses or devices to treat or restore tissues of the stomatognathic system and associated facial structures that have been affected by disease, injury, surgery, or congenital defect to provide all possible function and esthetics.
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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.
Polydimethyl siloxane materials in maxillofacial prosthetics: evaluation and comparison of physical properties.
Another fellowship program offered through sister federal services is the 1-year Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship.
Ginger Chasolen did her fellowship in maxillofacial prosthetics - using implants and prostheses to treat people with facial trauma from cancer, accidents and other conditions, such as cleft palates.
Family 5 Maxillofacial Prosthetics composite or porcelain teeth
Maxillofacial prosthetics: principals and concepts.
Maxillofacial prosthetics. temporomandibular joint dental implants.