Total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction combined with orthodontic treatment in a patient with idiopathic condylar resorption

Chooryung J. Chung, Yoon Jeong Choi, In Sil Kim, Jong Ki Huh, Hyung Gon Kim, Kyung Ho Kim

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Abstract

This case report describes the successful treatment of an adult patient with skeletal Class II open-bite malocclusion secondary to idiopathic condylar resorption. Total alloplastic joint reconstruction and counterclockwise rotation of the maxillomandibular complex combined with orthodontic treatment provided a satisfying outcome with maximum functional and esthetic improvement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)404-417
Number of pages14
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Volume140
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sep

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthodontics

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