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Dent. J. 2016, 4(2), 11; doi:10.3390/dj4020011

Contemporary Correction of Dentofacial Anomalies: A Clinical Assessment

Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, Mittelallee 2, Berlin 13353, Germany
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Academic Editor: Claude Jaquiéry
Received: 8 January 2016 / Revised: 18 April 2016 / Accepted: 22 April 2016 / Published: 28 April 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Medically Compromised Patients in Dentistry)
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Contemporary computer-assisted technologies can support the surgical team in the treatment of patients affected by dentofacial deformities. Based on own experiences of 350 patients that received orthognathic surgery by the same team from 2007 to 2015, this clinical review is intended to give an overview of the results and risks related to the surgical correction of dentofacial anomalies. Different clinical and technological innovations that can contribute to improve the planning and transfer of corrective dentofacial surgery are discussed as well. However, despite the presence of modern technologies, a patient-specific approach and solid craftsmanship remain the key factors in this elective surgery. View Full-Text
Keywords: dentofacial deformities; computer-assisted cranio-maxillofacial surgery dentofacial deformities; computer-assisted cranio-maxillofacial surgery
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Adolphs, N.; Ernst, N.; Keeve, E.; Hoffmeister, B. Contemporary Correction of Dentofacial Anomalies: A Clinical Assessment. Dent. J. 2016, 4, 11.

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