Volume 8 Issue 9 (September, 2020)

Review Articles

Role of Stereolithography in Orthognathic Surgery
Dr. Faisal Mohiuddin Ansari, Dr.Sankara Rao Sanaka, Dr. Rahul Anand, Dr. Rahul VC Tiwari, Dr. Sunil Kumar Gulia, Dr. Heena Tiwari

Advancements in the digital imaging systems combined with the availability to register the CBCT data along with the digital models had made possible in the fabrication of orthognathic surgery,customized brackets, CAD/CAM designed splints and indirect bonding systems. Thereby, stereolithography is used in a wide range of dentistry which thus helps in creating the asymmetries, coating, fabricating and land marking the synthetic mandible. The present review article describes about stereo lithography and also its application in various fields of orthognathic surgery. Key words: Orthognathic Surgery, Stereolithographic models, 3-d models.

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