Long term follow-up of the sagittal splitting technique for correction of mandibular prognathism.


In a study of 67 cases the authors have investigated clinically and radiologically the long term results (5 years and over) of the sagittal split technique (Obwegeser 1955, 1957). Although 95% of the patients are satisfied, 60% have some impairment of sensation in the lower lip. This however goes unnoticed in 40% of these cases. The temporo-mandibular joint… (More)


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