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Healing after jaw surgery

Healing after jaw surgery The most important thing to maintain over time is your morale. Break healing down into shorter periods, and allow yourself to look forward to and then celebrate the next phase. You can do this! Corrective jaw surgery makes a difference in the whole functionality of your jaw and teeth, and sometimes the aesthetics […]

A novel soft tissue prediction methodology for orthognathic surgery based on probabilistic finite element modelling

A novel soft tissue prediction methodology for orthognathic surgery based on probabilistic finite element modelling Repositioning of the maxilla in orthognathic surgery is carried out for functional and aesthetic purposes. Pre-surgical planning tools can predict 3D facial appearance by computing the response of the soft tissue to the changes to the underlying skeleton. The clinical […]

A promising new approach for repairing cleft palate in infants

A promising new approach for repairing cleft palate in infants A technique using umbilical cord blood stem cells could be a promising new approach for repair of cleft palate in infants, reports a paper in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Performed as part of reconstructive surgery when the […]

Key insights into the application, production of bioactive materials

Key insights into the application, production of bioactive materials Anatomy, Modeling and Biomaterial Fabrication for Dental and Maxillofacial Applications provides readers with information about dental implants and biomaterial fabrication for maxillofacial procedures and dental bone / tissue repair. It will also provide valuable insights into the application and production of bioactive materials for any researchers […]

Bacterin to distribute Jeil’s LeForte craniomaxillofacial system in the U.S. and Canada

Bacterin to distribute Jeil’s LeForte craniomaxillofacial system in the U.S. and Canada Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BONE), a leader in the development of revolutionary bone graft material and antimicrobial coatings for medical applications, signed an exclusive agreement with Jeil Medical Corporation for distribution in the U.S. and Canada of Jeil’s LeForte System. The LeForte […]

The surgery-first approach in orthognathic surgery: a retrospective study of 50 cases

The surgery-first approach in orthognathic surgery: a retrospective study of 50 cases The surgery-first approach (SFA), without presurgical orthodontic treatment, has become favoured in the treatment of dentomaxillofacial deformities. This approach has been applied in our institution since 2012. The purpose of this study was to report our experience with the SFA for skeletal malocclusion. […]

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Procedures

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Procedures Oral and maxillofacial pathology is a branch of dental science concerned with diseases, injuries, abnormalities and cancers of the mouth, jaws and face. Oro and maxillofacial (OMF) surgeries are procedures performed in the treatment of these disorders and diseases. The OMF speciality has been recognized by several organizations and professional […]

The clinical relevance of orthognathic surgery on quality of life

The clinical relevance of orthognathic surgery on quality of life The aim of orthognathic surgery is to produce a more aesthetic facial skeletal appearance, and improve jaw function. This prospective study, aimed to evaluate the impact of orthognathic surgery on quality of life for patients with dentofacial deformity, and whether it was clinically meaningful. 62 […]

Orthognathic Surgery: General Considerations

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Orthognathic Surgery: General Considerations Abstract Orthognathic surgery to reposition the maxilla, mandible, or chin is the mainstay treatment for patients who are too old for growth modification and for dentofacial conditions that are too severe for either surgical or orthodontic camouflage. Today’s orthognathic surgical treatment for dentofacial deformity consists of standard orthognathic procedures to correct […]

Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic Surgery In many cases, problems with the bite or the alignment of the teeth can be corrected using today’s advanced methods of dental and orthodontic treatment. Sometimes, however, skeletal and dental irregularities aren’t so easy to remedy, even with the most up-to-date non-surgical techniques. That’s when corrective jaw surgery (also called orthognathic surgery) may be […]

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