Jaw Augmentation

(redirected from Mandibular Augmentation)
A facial contouring procedure consisting of the use of synthetics or biologicals to augment, or increase the jaw’s prominence and balance an otherwise less defined face
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When used bone markers, it was also observed a condylar increase in response to advancement in rats aged 4 weeks (Petrovic, Stutzmann, & Gasson, 1981), and an increase in the proliferative, pre- and chondroblastic layers, resulting in total mandibular augmentation, beyond that of the control rats.
Finally, the greatest advantage of distraction osteogenesis for mandibular augmentation may not be related to bone, but soft tissues which are lengthened together with the bone tissue.