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Revista de Cirurgia e Traumatologia Buco-maxilo-facial

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CORSO, Paola Fernanda Cotait de Lucas et al. Sagittal Split Osteotomy and Lower Third Molars: a Paradigm Shift. Rev. cir. traumatol. buco-maxilo-fac. [online]. 2014, vol.14, n.1, pp. 65-70. ISSN 1808-5210.

Purpose: The aim of this article was to compare the effects of the presence or absence of third molars from a literature review about currents of different authors, with an association of two cases related which the sagittal split osteotomy was performed in the presence of mandibular third molars. Cases report: The following cases describe two patients, of both genders, with dentofacial deformities, these which there was the need for orthognathic surgery by the use of sagittal mandibular osteotomy. Both patients had third molars in your mouth at the time of osteotomy. There were no major complications trans and postoperative. Conclusion: The sagittal split osteotomy of the ascending ramus can be performed in the presence of third molars, and it could lead to the time optimization in the ortho-surgical treatment.

Palavras-chave : Osteotomy; Third molar; Oral surgery..

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