Speaker for Dental Conference 2019 - Shyam K. Maharjan

Title: Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation Experience in Nepal

Shyam K. Maharjan

Peoples Dental College and Hospital, Nepal

Biography

Dr. Shyam Kaji Maharjan has completed BDS in 2006 and MDS in Prosthodontic and Maxillofacial Prosthesis in 2013 form People’s Dental College and Hospital, Tribhuvan University. He has also received Fellowship from International College of Continuing Dental Education (FICCDE) Singapore. Currently he is working as an assistant professor in Department of Prosthodontic and Maxillofacial Prosthesis, People’s Dental College and Hospital and also has responsibility of a Clinical coordinator for the undergraduate program. He has experiences of national and international presentation. He is associated as editor of Journal of Nepal Dental Association and Journal of Nepalese Prosthodontic Society.

Abstract

Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation is the emerging field in Dentistry. Prosthodontic rehabilitation of patient with maxillofacial defects depend on extend of the defect after resection. Rehabilitation of such patient is challenging in our context because of patient awareness, availability of materials and good technical skill. The prime concern during rehabilitation of patient with maxillofacial defects is to have Prosthesis with functional, esthetical, and psychological acceptance. Retention, support, and masticatory efficiency of the prosthesis are few criteria to be fulfilled but difficult to achieve according to clinical variations. Good co-ordination with maxillofacial surgery team will help to maintain quality of work to improve the quality of life. Prosthodontic can assist the surgeon at the time of surgery to improve the prosthodontic prognosis of definite prosthesis.