Intraoperatively fabricated bite block in the management of scar contracture hypomobility

Vincent B. Ziccardi, Mark W. Ochs, Thomas W. Braun

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Intraoral surgical procedures produce scar tissue formation that may limit mandibular opening. Many procedures have been developed to release these scar contractures, but most lead to further scar formation and greater limitation in opening. The purpose of this article to describe a technique with the use of an intraoperatively fabricated self-curing acrylic bite block combined with aggressive physical therapy in the management of this difficult clinical problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-35
Number of pages2
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1995
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Dentistry(all)


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