Interim Obturators

The Interim Obturator is a prosthesis that is made by a Maxillofacial Prosthodontist and the patient wears this device during the healing phase from their surgical resection surgery.  This prosthesis will allow the patient to speak and swallow without fluid  and food leaking into their nasal cavity.  This patient while healing and the tissues changing may need to have adjustments and modifications made to the Interim Obturator.  Once the patient has healed, the next step to have a Definitive Obturator made.