Maxillofacial prosthodontists are needed for the rehabilitation of patients with congenital and acquired craniofacial defects

Authors

  • Syed Murtaza Raza Kazmi Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Farhan Raza Khan Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.419

Abstract

Maxillofacial Prosthodontics (MFP) is a super-specialty of prosthodontics that involves around rehabilitation of patients presenting with congenital maxillofacial defects or craniofacial disabilities acquired due to disease such as cancer or trauma. (1) There are several types of prostheses that can be designed and fabricated by a maxillofacial prosthesis to improve the quality of life of patients. A simple classification is shown in figure 1.

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Published

2021-03-11

How to Cite

Syed Murtaza Raza Kazmi, & Khan, F. R. (2021). Maxillofacial prosthodontists are needed for the rehabilitation of patients with congenital and acquired craniofacial defects . Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.419

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Letter to the Editor