Condylar positional changes up to 12 months after bimaxillary surgery for skeletal class III malocclusions.

@article{Kim2014CondylarPC,
  title={Condylar positional changes up to 12 months after bimaxillary surgery for skeletal class III malocclusions.},
  author={Yeon-Joo Kim and Yoonjung Lee and Youn Sic Chun and Nara Kang and Sun-Jong Kim and Minji Kim},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={145-56}
}
PURPOSE Postsurgical changes in the condylar position are of great importance to surgical stability, especially in asymmetric double-jaw surgery. The aims of this study were to evaluate positional changes of the condyle up to 12 months after surgery in patients with Class III malocclusion and to identify the factors affecting postsurgical condylar position. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 33 adult patients diagnosed with skeletal Class III malocclusion who underwent bimaxillary… CONTINUE READING

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