Communications| Volume 39, ISSUE 1, P8-12, February 2001

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Bone anchored intraoral device for transmandibular distraction

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      The Transmandibular Distractor (TMD) is an intraoral expansion device for symphyseal widening by callus distraction. Its advantages include limited surgical exposure, skeletal anchorage, and expansion along the arch segment together with proportional and differential widening in the frontal plane.
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