Positioning and mobility of the mandibular condyle after surgical correction of the asymmetric, prognathic mandible.

@article{Tornes1990PositioningAM,
  title={Positioning and mobility of the mandibular condyle after surgical correction of the asymmetric, prognathic mandible.},
  author={Knut Tornes and O Gilhuus-moe and C A Mccallum and Per Johan Wisth},
  journal={The International journal of adult orthodontics and orthognathic surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={29-34}
}
Following the extraoral vertical subcondylar osteotomy in the correction of the highly asymmetric and prognathic mandible, only insignificant radiographic changes were observed in the temporomandibular joint 12 months postoperatively. Slight morphologic alterations of the condylar seating were demonstrated at occlusion, but there was no significant difference in condylar position between the two sides of the surgically corrected asymmetric mandible. The condylar axis did not deviate from the… CONTINUE READING