Research Article

Correlation between mandibular condylar position and clinical dysfunction index after bilateral sagittal split osteotomies

Kalach Mussali Alberto J*, Gonzalez-Magana Fernando and Hidalgo Hector O

Published: 04 June, 2019 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 001-007

Several articles have discussed mandibular condyle position after bilateral sagittal split osteotomies (BSSO). However, previous studies have sought to establish a relationship between orthognathic surgery and the improvement of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) signs and symptoms. Also, they have been limited to two-dimensional evaluation of condylar position considering only the condylar “sag” or improper inferior seating of the condyle. The purpose of this study was to investigate a relationship between changes in condylar position using three-dimensional computed tomography and the negative clinical impact of BSSO on the temporomandibular joint. 

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Bilateral sagittal split osteotomy; Mandibular condyle position; Temporomandibular joint; Clinical dysfunction index; Orthognathic surgery


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