Ossifying Fibroma .
FRACTURE OF MANDIBLE
- Condylar process fractures of the mandible are most common account for 35% of all the fractures of mandible. They are followed by angle, body and symphysis in decreasing order of frequency.
- Clinical features
- Pain,Swelling,Deformity with trismus or malocclusion of teeth
- The fracture is reduced and fixed by:
- Closed reduction or Open reduction.
An OPG which stands for ORTHOPANTOGRAM, gives a panoramic view of the mandible and teeth.
It is performed using a technique called “tomography”. The X-ray tube moves around the head, the x-ray film moves in the opposite direction behind your head. This generates an image slice where the mandible and teeth are in focus, and the other structures are blurred.