Journal of Oral Implantology, vol.40, no.5, pp.557-560, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Journal of Oral Implantology
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alveolar distraction, complication, vector, segment, implant, BONE, COMPLICATIONS, RECONSTRUCTION, REGENERATION, PLACEMENT, IMPLANTS, SEGMENT, RIDGES
© 2014, Allen Press Inc. All rights reserved.One of the important and frequent complications in alveolar distraction osteogenesis is vectorial change of the transport segment. This report presents a simple solution for vector angulation control by placing intermaxillary fixation screws intraoperatively. Advantages of the technique are also discussed.