Effect of mandibular distraction osteogenesis on developing molars.

@article{KleineHakala2007EffectOM,
  title={Effect of mandibular distraction osteogenesis on developing molars.},
  author={M Kleine-Hakala and Jyri J. Hukki and Kirsti A. Hurmerinta},
  journal={Orthodontics & craniofacial research},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={196-202}
}
OBJECTIVE To observe the effect of mandibular distraction osteogenesis (DO) on developing molars. DESIGN Descriptive clinical study. SETTING University hospital setting. Seventeen children (mean age 7.6 years) with various syndromes (hemifacial/craniofacial microsomia, Goldenhar syndrome, Treacher Collins syndrome, Nager syndrome and Pyle-Bakwin-Krida syndrome) participated. experimental variable - Severely retrognathic lower jaws were distracted (mean 30 days) with an extraoral… CONTINUE READING
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