Anterior mandibular subapical osteotomy: a useful treatment for patients with severely worn mandibular anterior teeth.
Department of Prosthodontics, USAF Medical Center, Weisbaden, Germany.
- Published Article
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Elsevier - Mosby
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 1992
Rehabilitation of patients with severe dental wear is a complex diagnostic and restorative problem. As wear occurs, space for restorative materials is lost, and unique treatment techniques are needed to provide good esthetics and function. Use of orthognathic surgery to reposition mandibular anterior teeth and supporting alveolar bone can create a more ideal environment for restorative procedures.
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