Restoring a Partial Maxillectomy Patient by an Implant-Supported Obturator on Two Implants: A Case Report

  • Eaheh Beyabanaki Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Marzieh Alikhasi Associate Professor, Dentistry Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Dental Implants, Maxillary Neoplasms, Implant-Supported Dental Prosthesis, Maxillofacial Prosthesis


This article describes the prosthetic treatment of a patient suffering from a hemimaxillary defect after surgical resection of an adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) in the palate. The patient had also received therapeutic irradiation. One year after radiotherapy, three implants were placed in the remaining maxillary bone without any bone augmentation. One of the implants failed during the osseointegration period. The implant replacing the failed one also failed during prosthetic procedures. The patient was unwilling to undergo another surgical episode, and the final prosthesis was completed on the two remaining implants.


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How to Cite
Beyabanaki E, Alikhasi M. Restoring a Partial Maxillectomy Patient by an Implant-Supported Obturator on Two Implants: A Case Report. Front Dent. 15(3):187-192.
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