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Anton Fürst

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Jörg Auer

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Submandibular approach to interdental space (unilateral or bilateral fractures)

An incision is placed ventrally on the mandible, centered over the fracture line.

submandibular approach to interdental space unilateral or bilateral fractures
submandibular approach to interdental space unilateral or bilateral fractures

The fracture site is freed from soft tissue axially and abaxially.

submandibular approach to interdental space unilateral or bilateral fractures

Blood vessels and the salivary duct are preserved and protected during surgery using Penrose drains.

submandibular approach to interdental space unilateral or bilateral fractures