A Lingual Sulcoplasty (Reduction) In Patient withlnadequate Lingual Depth: A Clinical Case Report

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Kocak N. A. A., Yılmaz O., Sivrikaya E. C.

13th international ACBID congress, Antalya, Turkey, 24 - 28 April 2019

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Mandibular fractures from the facial region of the chin are occured in 4th position. The condyle fracture of mandibular fractures is in the 3rd occur with a percentage of 21.1%. Treatment options for condyle fractures are open reduction and internal fixation or closed (conservative) treatment. Open reduction and internal fixation are preferred in condyle fractures with angulations exceeding 45 degrees.
Case: A 25-year-old male patient was admitted to Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Dentistry. Radiographs and clinical examination revealed subcondillary fractures in the left condyle area and multiple fractures and parasymphysis fractures in the symphysis region. In his history, it was learned that the accident occurred 1 month ago and the patient›s surgical treatment continued in the other departments. Due to these reasons, the patient could not be treated with open reduction and internal fixation.
Conclusion: In this study, non-invasive treatment of the patient who had a condyle fracture more than 45 degrees was dislocated and the post-treatment evaluation was indicated.