JOURNAL OF ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY, vol.40, no.5, pp.557-560, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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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.