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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and|
|State||Published - Jul 1995|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Oral Surgery