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The proper alignment of the proximal and distal segments after the sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) has been a major concern since this procedure was first performed. Because of this problem, a comparison was made between a superior border wiring technique and an inferior border wiring technique. This involved the preoperative and postoperative lateral(More)
OBJECTIVE The effects of orthognathic surgery on temporomandibular disorders may be related to the surgical method that is used. Specifically, it has been suggested that the choice of stabilization technique may play a major role in the functional outcome of mandibular advancement surgery. The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare long-term (2(More)
Having undergone mandibular augmentation using several osteotomy techniques, 12 patients were evaluated for long-term sensory changes in the mental nerve distribution. The mean follow-up period was 32 months. The evaluation included both subjective and objective testing. Objectivity was achieved via the two-alternative forced-choice technique in testing(More)
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