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Authors: Carl-Peter Cornelius, Nils Gellrich, Søren Hillerup, Kenji Kusumoto, Warren Schubert

Midface - Le Fort I, edentulous patients - Observation

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The majority of Le Fort I fractures in edentulous patients with atrophic maxilla would be treated by observation and a soft diet.

The clinician is encouraged to remove the patient's dentures to ensure  that he/she are not chewing during the healing process.

v1.0 2009-12-03