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Application of botulinum toxin in maxillofacial field: Part III. Ancillary treatment for maxillofacial surgery and summary

Authors
  • Kwon, Kyung-Hwan1
  • Shin, Kyung Su1
  • Yeon, Sung Hee1
  • Kwon, Dae Gun1
  • 1 Wonkwang University, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Iksan, South Korea , Iksan (South Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Oct 24, 2019
Volume
41
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/s40902-019-0226-0
Source
Springer Nature
Keywords
License
Green

Abstract

Botulinum toxin (BTX) has various therapeutic indications: bruxism, square jaw, facial wrinkle, oral ulcer and maxillofacial pain, etc. In this paper, we will discuss the effectiveness of using BTX in dental implant surgery and orthognathic and orthodontic treatment. We summarized the clinical application of botulinum toxin in the maxillofacial field at the finale.

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