Alveolar widening using distraction osteogenesis (DO) in maxillofacial surgery

Tetsu Takahashi, Kensuke Yamauchi, Tateyuki Iizuka

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Alveolar distraction osteogenesis (DO) is widely applied to correct alveolar ridge defects or atrophy. This chapter reports on the development of horizontal DO devices and investigates the utility of periosteal expansion osteogenesis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPreprosthetic and Maxillofacial Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationBiomaterials, Bone Grafting and Tissue Engineering
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9781845695897
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Mar
Externally publishedYes


  • Alveolar
  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Horizontal
  • Titanium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Dentistry(all)


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