Management of subcutaneous facial emphysema secondary to a class V dental restoration

Raoul Julio Mascarenhas

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    Abstract

    Subcutaneous facial emphysema (SFE) is a potentially serious complication of dental treatment typically associated with surgical removal of teeth using air-driven handpieces. A case of SFE is presented occurring after routine dental restoration, along with a framework to aid prevention of this complication and guide management where it occurs.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1025-1030
    Number of pages6
    JournalClinical Case Reports
    Volume7
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 2019

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