Treatment of mandibular asymmetry by distraction osteogenesis and orthodontics: a report of four cases.

Abstract

Distraction osteogenesis devices followed by hybrid functional appliance therapy and fixed orthodontic appliance therapy were used to correct a variety of maxillofacial skeletal and dental deformities in 4 patients. The patients underwent procedures to lengthen the mandibular ramus and body. Transcutaneous pins were used to activate the distraction devices… (More)

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@article{Tehranchi2000TreatmentOM, title={Treatment of mandibular asymmetry by distraction osteogenesis and orthodontics: a report of four cases.}, author={Azita Tehranchi and Hossein Behnia}, journal={The Angle orthodontist}, year={2000}, volume={70 2}, pages={165-74} }