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Intérêt d'une rééducation masticatrice précoce dans le cadre d'un protocole chirurgico-orthodontique

Abstract : One of major goals of combined surgical-orthodontic treatment is to improve patient ‘s masticatory functions. Orthognathic surgery changes the three-dimensional relationships between the maxilla and mandible and also changes maxillofacial muscle and joint structures. A long mandible immobilization after surgery causes masticatory muscles atrophy and morphological changes in the condyle, which can lead to significant functional gaps. Early recovery of masticatory function is then recommended, leading to a physiological adaptation of the masticatory system, guided by dental proprioception. After surgery, kinesthetic therapy is necessary for drive the patient in the optimal recovery of the oral functions. In the myofunctional rehabilitation regimen, masticatory exercices using chewing gum can be needed after surgery for more improvement of masticatory functions, and optimization of the skeletal, occlusal and functional balance.
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Laïla Karouch. Intérêt d'une rééducation masticatrice précoce dans le cadre d'un protocole chirurgico-orthodontique. Chirurgie. 2016. ⟨dumas-01402445⟩



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