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Short Communication - Journal of Oral Medicine and Surgery (2019) Volume 2, Issue 1

New Horizons in Combined Surgical-Orthodontic Treatment of Dentofacial Deformity Involving Distraction Osteogenesis

2 patients with long standing Temporomandibular Joint ankylosis and Hemi Facial Microsomia respectively resulting in facial asymmetry were managed with distraction osteogenesis protocol followed by comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Treatment involved three phases of treatment with Distraction Osteogenesis phase and comprehensive Orthodontics in preparation for the second stage surgery. Second stage surgery involved orthognathic surgery resulting in correction of the problem three dimensionally. Distraction osteogenesis is an approach to make a more drawn out bone out of a shorter one. After a bone is cut during medical procedure, a gadget called a distractor pulls the 2 bits of bone separated gradually. The moderate extending separated of bone isn't difficult. Comprehensive orthodontic treatment is the most widely recognized sort of treatment that patients get and totally revises nibble issues from beginning to end in one phase. It is fitting for youthful grown-ups and youngsters who have lost all or practically the entirety of their infant teeth.

Author(s): Afeef Umar

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