Rehabilitation with implants simultaneously to mandible fracture treatment. Follow up of 18 months
dos Santos,Pâmela Letícia
Rodriguez-Sanchez,Maria del Pilar
Garcia Junior,Idelmo Rangel
ABSTRACT: Objective: This study was reduction of a bilateral mandibular fracture through the installation of dental implants with immediate loading, re-establishing the stomatognathic function of the patient. Case Report: A 58-year-old male patient seek the emergency room from hospital after suffering a motorcycle accident. After physical and imaging examinations was diagnosed with bilateral mandibular fracture. The treatment of choice, once the patient was edentulous, was the reduction and stabilization of the fracture with the installation of 5 dental implants with immediate loading. After 1 year of postoperative follow-up, the facial contour along with the occlusion were reestablished. Radiographically, it was found the proper placement of plates and screws with correct baseline realignment and maintenance of implant-supported prosthesis. Conclusion: In this case report with follow-up of 18 months, the functional prosthetic rehabilitation and immediate aesthetic with immediate loading system, after reduction and fixation of mandibular fractures proved to be a good treatment option.