Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
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ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

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Abstract

DISTRACTION OSTEOGENESIS - A REVIEW

Venkata Naidu Bavikati, Gowri Sankar Singaraju, Prasad Mandava, Vivek Reddy Ganugapanta

Distraction osteogenesis (DO) one of the recent and most successful treatment option for various skeletal deformities. Initially it was mainly used for correction of axial skeleton, but its introduction to the craniofacial skeleton has revolutionized the mode of treatment of craniofacial deformities and congenital syndromes. Currently DO in dentistry have a wide range application starting from, rapid canine retraction, alveolar distraction, treatment of cleft palate, and correction of many mandibular disorders.

Published Date: 2015-03-31;

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