The patient is assessed clinically at regular intervals by monitoring the occlusion radiographically to assure that union occurs and the fracture does not displace.
Fracture in the transitional zone of posterior body/mandibular angle.
The tooth in the line of fracture (right mandibular angle) had to be carefully removed. No further measures were taken.
Case by courtesy of Claude Jaquiery, Basel, Switzerland.
Panoramic x-rays at 4 weeks, …
… 8 weeks and …
… 12 weeks during the observation period.
Bony consolidation was uneventful.