The maxilla (plural: maxillae) is a fusion of two bones along the palatal fissure that form the upper jaw. This is similar to the mandible, which is also a fusion of two halves at the mental symphysis.
The maxilla assists in forming the boundaries of three cavities:
Implant-retained mandibular overdentures with immediate loading: A 3- to 8-year prospective study on 328 implants. (Clinically Significant Abstracts).
Jun 01, 2003; Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2003; 5:29-38. The purpose of this study is to evaluate prospectively survival and success rates of...
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants: Augmentation of the posterior atrophic edentulous maxilla with implants placed in the ulna: A prospective single-blind controlled clinical trial.(Reprint)
Jun 01, 2007; The purpose of this study was to evaluate a new method to treat the posterior atrophic edentulous maxilla: dental implants placed...