Three-dimensional imaging and computer simulation for office-based surgery.

  title={Three-dimensional imaging and computer simulation for office-based surgery.},
  author={Stephen Schendel and Richard L Jacobson},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={67 10},
PURPOSE Advancements in computers and imaging, especially over the last 10 years, have permitted the adoption of 3-dimensional imaging protocols in the health care field. In addition, the affordability and ease of use of these modalities allow their widespread adoption and use in diagnosis and treatment planning. This is particularly important when the deformities are complex involving both function and esthetics, such as those in the dentofacial area and with orthognathic surgery. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING

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