Extraoral sagittal osteotomy of the mandibular ramus.

A new type of extraoral sagittal osteotomy of the mandibular ramis and retromolar region is described. This is a simple and versatile procedure which may may be used in the correction of prognathism, retrognathism, open bite, and mandibular asymmetry. The procedure shares all the advantages of the intraoral sagittal osteotomy of the mandibular ramus and has… (More)