Drawbacks of InterMaxillary Fixation (IMF)

March 23, 2012 | By | Reply More

Drawbacks of InterMaxillary Fixation (IMF)

Drawbacks of IMF are as follows-
1. Prevention of jaw function
2. Restricted diet: liquid to semisolid diet. So weight loss is common.
3. Poor oral hygiene
4. Communication problem
5. Social embarrassment
6. In case of children, chances of ankylosis.
7. Malunion or, delayed union.



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Category: Dental, Oral Surgery

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