Postoperative stability of bimaxillary surgery in Class III patients with mandibular protrusion and mandibular deviation: a frontal cephalometric study.

@article{AlGunaid2008PostoperativeSO,
  title={Postoperative stability of bimaxillary surgery in Class III patients with mandibular protrusion and mandibular deviation: a frontal cephalometric study.},
  author={Talat Al-Gunaid and Kazuhiro Yamada and Ritsuo Takagi and Chikara Saito and Isao Saito},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 11},
  pages={992-8}
}
The aims of this study into bimaxillary surgery were to investigate and compare the postoperative stability of deviated side (lengthened side) and non-deviated side (shortened side), the effect of the type of surgery performed in the mandible, and the changes in signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders before and after surgery. The sample consisted of 31 Class III patients in whom imbalance between the maxilla and the mandible were corrected by Le Fort I osteotomy combined… CONTINUE READING

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