Reconstruction and rehabilitation of severe mandibular atrophy using distraction osteogenesis technique: a case report.

@article{Triaca2014ReconstructionAR,
  title={Reconstruction and rehabilitation of severe mandibular atrophy using distraction osteogenesis technique: a case report.},
  author={Albino Triaca and Joseph Garibaldi and Matteo Simonetti and Paolo Balbi and Nicola Laffi and Alberto Merlini},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 12},
  pages={2405-18}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to describe a rehabilitation technique for patients with severe anterior atrophy using a combination of distraction osteogenesis and implants to support fixed or removable prostheses. MATERIALS AND METHODS The surgical technique involves the use of an extraosseous distraction device followed by more than 14 mm of… CONTINUE READING