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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 406410, 5 pages
Case Report

Magnet-Retained Facial Prosthesis Combined with Maxillary Obturator

1Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
2Dental Implant Research Center, School of Dentistry, Isfahan, Iran
3Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Shahid Bahonar University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
4Faculty of Dentistry of Araçatuba, University of the State of São Paulo, Jose Bonifacio 1193, 16015-050 Araçatuba, SP, Brazil

Received 28 January 2013; Accepted 25 March 2013

Academic Editors: I. Anic, S. Anil, R. Crespi, M. A. Qudeimat, and M. J. Wahl

Copyright © 2013 Mahnaz Hatami 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.


Prosthetic rehabilitation of the midfacial defects has always perplexed prosthodontists. These defects lead to functional and esthetic deficiencies. The purpose of this clinical case report was the presentation of the prosthetic rehabilitation of an extraoral-intraoral defect using two-piece prosthesis magnetically connected. This prosthesis has dramatically improved the patient’s speech, mastication, swallowing, and esthetic.