Impression Materials and Techniques for Maxillofacial Defects: A Comprehensive Review

  • Natasha Bathla Post Graduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Jenny Lalmalsawmi Sailo Post Graduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Anuja Thakur Post Graduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Vishal Katna Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Rajeev Gupta Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Keywords: Maxillofacial Defects, Rehabilitation, Impression Materials, Impression Techniques.

Abstract

Rehabilitation goals are focused on restorative, pallative, supportive, and preventive aspects of treatment. Various advanced cancer or traumatic incidents may affect the soft and hard tissues of the jaws. The defect may result in oroantral, oronasal oro-orbital communications. And in this article, we have tried to overcome the challenges during the various impression techniques and materials for maxillofacial defects.

Published
2020-10-26