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Otorinolaringologia 2018 September;68(3):108-10

DOI: 10.23736/S0392-6621.18.02161-6

Copyright © 2018 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Construction of silicone nasal prosthesis with acrylic baseplate

Nor A. MUTTLIB 1 , Fadzlina AK 2

1 Unit of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Malaysia; 2 Department of Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Mukhriz, UKM Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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Obtaining good retention for nasal prosthesis can be challenging due to the location of the nose and the tissue displacement during movement. This article proposes a technique where acrylic baseplate is incorporated on the fitting surface of the prosthesis to improve stability and retention.


KEY WORDS: Prosthodontics - Maxillofacial prosthesis - Nose

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