Mechanism of Fracture of the Mandible

B Jitapunkul


     One hundred and forty six patients with mandibular fracture were studied. The result revealed that single fracture = 60.95% double fracture = 36.30% and Triple fracture = 2.75%. The teeth bearing part were fractured much more than the vertical part, multiple fracture of the mandible may be double fracture or triple fracture. Road Traffic accident is the most common cause of mandibular fracture. The mechanism of fracture was discussed in detail.


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