The overbite and intraoral mandibular distraction osteogenesis.

  title={The overbite and intraoral mandibular distraction osteogenesis.},
  author={Karel Hero Breuning and Peter J van Strijen and Birte Prahl-Andersen and Dirk B. Tuinzing},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  volume={32 2},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to quantify the overbite reduction in skeletal Angle Class II malocclusions and discuss the management of the overbite during and after intraoral distraction of the mandible, and during orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances. MATERIAL AND METHODS Cephalograms of 26 patients with an Angle Class II malocclusion and orthodontic appliances and distraction osteogenesis of the horizontal part of the mandible before (T0) and at least 1 year after treatment… CONTINUE READING