Management of the Edentulous/Atrophic Mandibular Fracture

Shahid R. Aziz, Talib Najjar

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Edentulous or atrophic mandible fractures are rare and potentially problematic for the oral and maxillofacial surgeon. With the loss of teeth, atrophy of the alveolar bony apparatus ensues, creating a mandible more prone to fracture. This article describes the management of edentulous/atrophic mandibular fractures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-79
Number of pages5
JournalAtlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery


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