Functional characteristics of retrognathic patients before and after mandibular advancement surgery.

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PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to compare morphologic parameters and functional performance between controls and a sample of patients with mandibular retrognathia prior to surgical correction, and to examine how oral motor function adapts after treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-four retrognathic female patients were compared with 26… (More)

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@article{Throckmorton1995FunctionalCO, title={Functional characteristics of retrognathic patients before and after mandibular advancement surgery.}, author={Gaylord S Throckmorton and Ewa C S Ellis and Douglas P Sinn}, journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons}, year={1995}, volume={53 8}, pages={898-908; discussion 908-9} }