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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 190180, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/190180
Case Report

Oromaxillary Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Maxillectomy Patient Using a Magnet Retained Two-Piece Hollow Bulb Definitive Obturator; A Clinical Report

1Subsitutive Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, King Khaled University, P.O. Box 3263, Abha 61471, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Prosthodontics, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Kulashekaram, India
3Derartment of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, India
4Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Rajah Mutthiah Dental College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India

Received 12 January 2013; Accepted 4 February 2013

Academic Editors: Y.-K. Chen and Y. Nakagawa

Copyright © 2013 Jafar Abdulla Mohamed Usman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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