The treatment of pediatric maxillofacial fractures is unique due to the psychological, physiological, developmental and anatomical characteristics of children.
Method: This case report describes the management of symphysis fracture of mandible in a 5-year-old boy. The fracture was treated by acrylic splint with circummandibular wiring.
Results: The splint was removed after 3 weeks. The patient had no complaints and radiograph revealed a healed fracture.
Conclusion: The clinical outcome in the present case indicates the management of mandibular fractures in pediatric patients using acrylic splint with circummandibular wiring.
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