maxillofacial

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maxillofacial

[‚mak·sə·lō ′fā·shəl]
(medicine)
Pertaining to the jaws and face.
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Maintaining the tooth, bone and surrounding orofacial structures is considered to achieve success in maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation cases.
Maxillofacial prosthetics fellows use their expertise to decide the best way to improve a patients quality of life and bring back a sense of normalcy.
Key words: Maxillofacial prosthetics, facial defects, silicone acrylic resins.
Peter Jeynes, from the hospital's Maxillofacial Prosthetics department, said: "This is a tremendous breakthrough in the construction of making facial splints for burns patients.
Another fellowship program offered through sister federal services is the 1-year Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship.