Short communication| Volume 50, ISSUE 6, e93-e95, September 2012

Management of mandibular fractures in children with a split acrylic splint: a case series

  • Ayman Hegab
    Correspondence address: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Al-Azhar Uni, Cairo, Egypt. Tel.: +97 466018386/+20 101981112.
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Al-Azhar Uni, Cairo, Egypt
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Published:December 08, 2011DOI:


      Five children with mandibular fractures were treated with a split acrylic splint, which secured the fracture by wiring around the mandible. The occlusion was satisfactory, without infection or malocclusion. None required revision, and there was no deviation of the mandible, ankylosis, or disturbances of growth.


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