Impressions in extra-oral maxillofacial prosthesis- An overview

Review Article

Author Details : Ornelya Marissa Fernandes*, Suneetha Rao, Prerana E , Anju Anil, Shruti Mishra S, Mohammed Shamil

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 81-88

Suggest article by email


The disfigurement caused by loss of any part of the body is often a psychologically damaging experience for the patient. To gain improved fit and intimate tissue adaptation of the prosthesis, an accurate impression and fitting technique is necessary. This article reviews various impression techniques that can be used in clinical practice as and when need arises.

Keywords: Nasal prosthesis, Auricular prosthesis, Ocular prosthesis, Orbital prosthesis, Cranial prosthesis.

How to cite : Fernandes O M, Rao S, Prerana E, Anil A, Shruti Mishra S, Shamil M, Impressions in extra-oral maxillofacial prosthesis- An overview. Int J Oral Health Dent 2021;7(2):81-88

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and Int J Oral Health Dent. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (

Article History

Received : 08-05-2021

Accepted : 24-06-2021

Available online : 13-07-2021

View Article

PDF File   Full Text Article


PDF File   XML File   ePub File

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

Article DOI

Article Metrics

Article Access statistics

Viewed: 59

PDF Downloaded: 25