Q. What are the methods available to treat a simple zygomatic fracture?

Answered by
Dr. Bharat Joshi
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Feb 25, 2023

Hi doctor,

The middle part of my zygomatic bone is fractured. What is the treatment option available other than surgery? Kindly suggest.



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I understand your concern. I suggest you the following treatment options and the instructions to be followed:

1. Intermaxillary fixation is not required for this type of zygomatic fracture. However, zygomatic immobilization with intracoronal splinting between the upper premolars and molars is required. Also, simple fractures get stabilized after the application of occlusal splints.

2. Hard foods should be avoided, and chewing on that side should be avoided.

I hope this helps you.

Thank you.

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