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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 134-136

Treatment of unilateral bifid condyle resection using a maxillary guidance ramp: A clinical report


Department of Prosthodontics, SIBAR Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur, India

Correspondence Address:
Durga Prasad Tadi
Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Takkellapadu, Guntur - 522509
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.98372

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When the condyle is lost, guidance therapy may be required to achieve an improved alignment and function. To achieve an optimum occlusion, maxillary fixation or usage of either palatal guiding ramps or mandibular guiding ramps are generally the treatment of choice. The present case with a bifid condyle resection discusses about achieving an acceptable maxillomandibular relation within a period of 6 months, using a maxillary guidance ramp.


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