Fracture of Mandible treatment

# The ideal treatment for fracture of the angle of mandible is:
a) Transosseous wiring
b) Intermaxillary fixation
c) Plating on the lateral side of the body of the mandible
d) Plating at the inferior border of the mandible


The correct answer is D. Plating at the inferior border of the mandible.

Compression plates are used at inferior border of mandible below the inferior dental canal. If there is opening of the upper border, it is necessary to apply a tension band in the form of arch bar or miniplates at the upper border.


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