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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part A

Review on distraction Osteogenesis: A boon to maxillofacial reconstruction

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Nitesh Chhikara, Dr. Sarah Shaik and Dr. Saurav bhargava
ABSTRACT:Distraction Osteogenesis represents a biologic process of new bone formation between the surfaces of bone segments that are gradually separated by incremental traction, and is also termed as callotasis, and osteodistraction. It is an advanced surgical procedure of regenerating new bone and associated soft tissues along with biological tissue adaptation and modification without the need of any grafting procedures. This article covers a wide range of applications and implications in the field of oral and maxillofacial trauma, pathology, reconstruction and orthognathic surgeries which are documented in the literature for distraction Osteogenesis.
Pages: 44-48  |  471 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Nitesh Chhikara, Dr. Sarah Shaik, Dr. Saurav bhargava. Review on distraction Osteogenesis: A boon to maxillofacial reconstruction. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(2):44-48.
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