Document Type: Case Report
Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases Research Center, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.
2Dental Research Center, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.
Reconstruction of intraoral soft tissue defects is important in restoring function and esthetic.
In large defects, there will be demand for regional pedicle flaps or free flaps. Hard palate separates nasal and oral cavities. Due to the small surface area between flap and remaining palate after surgical resections, optimal blood supply of the flaps for hard palate reconstructions are needed. This article demonstrates immediate reconstruction of two edentulous hemimaxillectomy patients with submental artery Island flap and brief review of this flap discussed.