Restoring Function and Establishing a New Sense of Ease and Confidence

Our specialized team of prosthodontic experts provides the highest caliber personalized care in Columbia and Baltimore, Maryland. Our team’s most cherished goal is to ensure your journey to restoring oral function and confidence is lastingly effective and minimally traumatic. Schedule your consultation to learn more about the definitive and lasting solutions available to you.

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Learn More About Mandibular Resection Prostheses

Mandibular resection prostheses in Baltimore & Columbia are specialized devices designed to address individuals' unique challenges after jaw surgery or resection. This intricate branch of prosthodontics focuses on the restoration of facial symmetry and the facilitation of proper jaw function for those who have experienced surgical interventions due to conditions such as:

  • oral cancer
  • trauma
  • congenital abnormalities
  • and more.

Distinguishing Between Interim and Definitive Mandibular Resection Prostheses

At Maryland Prosthodontic Associates, we offer a comprehensive range of mandibular resection prostheses, each serving distinct purposes in your recovery journey.

Interim Mandibular Resection Prostheses Benefits

  • Immediate Support: Interim prostheses provide immediate support in the initial phases of your recovery, promoting your healing and protecting the surgical site(s).
  • Adaptability: Designed for adjustment as your tissues heal and adapt, interim prostheses are generally part of your customized, phased treatment approach. This type of approach helps ensure a gradual, more easeful transition to your definitive prosthetic.

Definitive Mandibular Resection Prostheses Benefits

  • Long-Term Restoration: Meticulously crafted for lasting restoration, definitive prostheses are tailored to meet your unique needs in the long run.
  • Optimal Functionality: With a focus on providing sustained oral function, speech, and aesthetics, definitive prostheses are the result of a detailed understanding of your individual anatomy and requirements. Our expert team employs their extensive training and cutting-edge technology to help you get the fit you need, for life.
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Conditions Treated with Mandibular Resection Prostheses

Mandibular resection prostheses play a crucial role in the rehabilitation of individuals who have undergone jaw surgery or experienced trauma. Here are some scenarios where these prostheses are recommended:

Oral Cancer Reconstruction

Comprehensive Restoration: After oral cancer surgery, mandibular resection prostheses help restore jaw function, enhancing both oral and facial aesthetics. Speech and Swallowing Support: These prostheses can contribute significantly to speech and swallowing rehabilitation.

Trauma-Related Defects

Restoring Facial Structures: Whether the result of accidents or traumatic injuries, mandibular resection prostheses aid in the restoration of facial structures, ensuring optimal function and aesthetics.

Congenital Anomalies

Enhancing Form and Function: Individuals with congenital conditions affecting the jaw can benefit from customized prosthetics that enhance both form and function.

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The Process of Obtaining Mandibular Resection Prostheses

Every patient’s journey is different – that’s why we’re here to guide you! You can expect to experience:

Initial Consultation

During your detailed consultation, our specialists assess your oral health, surgical history, and specific needs to determine the most appropriate prosthetic solution.

Customized Treatment Plan

Based on the evaluation, a personalized treatment plan is developed. This plan outlines the type of mandibular resection prosthesis needed, expected timelines, and associated costs.

Fitting and Adjustment

For interim prostheses, adjustments may be necessary as your tissues heal and adapt. Definitive prostheses undergo meticulous fitting to ensure ongoing optimal comfort and functionality.

Integration with Ongoing Care

The use of mandibular resection prostheses is often integrated into a broader care plan, involving collaboration with surgical specialists, oncologists, and other healthcare providers. Our affiliations with Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University Hospital ensure a comprehensive approach to your care.

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High-Tech Solutions

Maryland Prosthodontic Associates integrates advanced technologies to guarantee precision, efficiency, and superior patient outcomes. Our commitment to leveraging cutting-edge tools includes:

  • Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT): Detailed 3D imaging aids in comprehensive diagnostics and treatment planning, ensuring the optimal design of your mandibular resection prosthesis.
  • Intraoral Scanners (3Shape TRIOS): Immediate 3D impressions enable the creation of prostheses that seamlessly integrate with your oral structures.
  • RayFace Scanner: A fast and user-friendly facial scanner contributes to the creation of prosthetics that harmonize with your individual facial features.
  • 3D Printer (Sprintray Pro95 S): Our state-of-the-art 3D printer ensures the rapid and precise fabrication of prosthetics, tailored to you.

Facing the World with Renewed Confidence

Restoring oral function and aesthetics after jaw surgery or trauma is vital – it can also be an intimidatingly complex process. At Maryland Prosthodontic Associates, our compassionate team is here to guide you through this journey with expertise and understanding.

Schedule your consultation today to learn more about mandibular resection prostheses. Meet with an expert dedicated to answering your questions and helping you feel at ease. Your customized treatment plan and a lifetime of oral health awaits.

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