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Revista odontológica mexicana

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SAINT LOUIS, Renes; TORRES TERAN, José Federico  and  GONZALEZ CARDIN, Vicente. Implant-supported nasal prosthesis. Clinical case report. Rev. Odont. Mex [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.1, pp.44-49. ISSN 1870-199X.

In our days, functional and esthetic reconstruction is one of the problems most frequently encountered when treating patients with facial defects. This reconstruction entails to choose among rehabilitation materials to use in each case. Extra-oral implants play an important role in prosthetic support, they bear influence into esthetic, functional and psychological aspects, granting better quality of life to the patient. The aim of the present study was to functionally and esthetically rehabilitate the patient as well as improve his quality of life with the use of an implant-supported nasal prosthesis.

Keywords : Maxillofacial prosthesis; facial defects; nasal prostheses; implants; magnets..

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