"Mandibular Advancement" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Moving a retruded mandible forward to a normal position. It is commonly performed for malocclusion and retrognathia. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mandibular Advancement" by people in Profiles.
Mandibular Distraction in a Patient With Type II Collagenopathy. J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Nov; 28(8):2073-2075.
Predictive Soft Tissue Airway Volume Analysis in Mandibular Distraction: Pushing The Envelope in Surgical Planning for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Jan; 27(1):181-4.
Complex sleep apnea unmasked by the use of a mandibular advancement device. Sleep Breath. 2011 May; 15(2):249-52.
Mandibular distraction osteogenesis for pediatric airway management. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Jul; 68(7):1512-23.
Low-level laser effect on mandibular distraction osteogenesis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007 Feb; 65(2):168-76.
Distraction osteogenesis of the mandible with an internal bioresorbable device. J Craniofac Surg. 2003 Sep; 14(5):791-6.