Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 1 - 2020
Review of Plating Modalities Used in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sreejith VP, Shermil Sayd*, Sruthi Nandakumar and Arjun Gopinath
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, India
*Corresponding Author: Shermil Sayd, Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, India.
Received: November 25, 2019; Published: December 23, 2019


Management of maxillofacial trauma is one of the mainstay treatment provided by a maxillofacial surgeon. Over the years, a plethora of plating systems has been introduced. The significant advantage of the bone plating is agreed upon as stabilisation of the fracture without immobilization of the jaw- providing the patient a comfortable healing period. Whatever the type of plating system implied, the principles of fracture fixation should remain the same, and the same should be attained post-fracture reduction and fixation. The goal should be to achieve minimum postoperative morbidity and early return to function for the patient.

Keywords: Maxillofacial Plating System; Miniplate Fixation; 3D Plate Fixation; Bioresorbable Plates


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Citation: Shermil Sayd., et al. “Review of Plating Modalities Used in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery”. EC Dental Science 19.1 (2020): 01-07.

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