Dental implant‑retained auricular prosthesis

Farzad Yeganeh, Abbas Haghighat, Maryam Amini-Pozveh


Absence or loss of facial structures causes functional deficits and enormous psychological distress, so
rehabilitation is necessary. However, facial prostheses have some difficulties due to mobile underlying
tissues and retention. We used dental implant instead of conventional maxillofacial implant and safe
on four prosthetic systems which is used in over dentures for retention of auricular prosthesis.
Key Words: Dental implant, maxillofacial prosthesis, silicone

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