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Computer-Assisted Surgical Simulation for Concomitant Temporomandibular Joint Custom-Fitted Total Joint Reconstruction and Orthognathic Surgery

  • Larry M. Wolford
    3409 Worth Street, Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75246.
    Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX, USA

    Private Practice, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
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Published:December 10, 2015DOI:
      Temporomandibular joint conditions and dentofacial deformities commonly coexist.


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