horizontal osteotomy

hor·i·zon·tal os·te·ot·o·my

an osteotomy performed intraorally for genioplasty; the inferior aspect of the anterior mandible is advanced or retruded by movement of the free segment.

hor·i·zon·tal os·te·ot·o·my

(hōri-zontăl ostē-otŏ-mē)
Osteotomy performed intraorally for genioplasty; inferior aspect of anterior mandible is advanced or retruded by movement of free segment.
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These two options were presented to the patients with no severe jaw deformity and whose deformities could be eliminated by augmentation mentoplasty or filling application without requiring horizontal osteotomy. Silicone implants (Eurosilicone, Z.I.
(14) described anterior horizontal osteotomy on the distal jaw but did not share any visual content on their study.
Placement of the lower horizontal osteotomy flush with the sinus floor eliminates any residual bone wall that could hinder detachment of the sinus membrane.
The second difference is in the horizontal osteotomy in connection with the planned axis of rotation for the vestibular cortical plate.
However, another problem came up that there would be no bone contact at the horizontal osteotomy site between surfaces of the dentate segment and mandibular body (Figure 2(b)), meaning that the segment would be unstable.
A sub apical horizontal osteotomy was done at 10 mm supra apical to the anterior teeth penetrating the buccal and lingual cortical plates and in the post medullary bone.
Malocclusion cases were treated by horizontal osteotomy, and occlusal splint with intermaxillary fixation restricted mouth opening cases were dealt with exercise.