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something, especially a performance or show, designed to entertain

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an obstacle to attention

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an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations

the act of distracting

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The distraction osteogenesis provided a platform for hard tissue grafting and even more importantly, for the necessary soft tissue genesis needed to cover the graft.
It disregarded the soft tissues and the basic biologic principles of distraction osteogenesis and involved several major operations.
Noninvasive determination of bone stiffness for distraction osteogenesis by Quantitative Computed Tomography.
Distraction osteogenesis may be a viable alternative to MMA or, more likely, can be used in conjunction with MMA.
A retrospective chart review was carried out for all infants who had mandibular distraction osteogenesis for severe airway obstruction over a four-year period, commencing when this surgery was first performed in our hospital.
The bone defects in maxillofacial region can be replaced by patients' own bone by different surgical principles as bone grafts or by engineering bone by distraction osteogenesis (Bell, 1992).
Use of distraction osteogenesis, a procedure in which a bone that is prematurely shortened is surgically cut and gradually lengthened.
Company Receives Patent Allowance for Treatment of Distraction Osteogenesis Until 2029
In an article appearing in the May issue of The Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, "Le Fort III Distraction Osteogenesis Versus Conventional Le Fort III Osteotomy in Correction of Syndromic Midfacial Hypoplasia: A Systematic Review," researchers compared two surgical procedures with respect to their effectiveness in correcting the disorder.
Distraction osteogenesis is a term used to describe the de novo production of bone between corticotomy surfaces undergoing gradual distraction (Fig.
Using images and color photos for illustration, periodontists and surgeons from the US, Europe, and Israel address principles of bone biology and regeneration, bone anatomy, treatment philosophy, decision making, diagnosis and treatment planning for bone grafting, implant site development and preparation, implant interactions in orthodontics, guided bone regeneration, intraoral bone grafts, bone grafting in large bone defects and extreme atrophy situations, sinus elevation, distraction osteogenesis, immediate implant placement, soft tissue augmentation and enhancement, soft tissue development with provisional and definitive implant restorations, and bioengineering concepts.
Coverage of therapeutic diagnosis, preventive orthodontics, and early treatment is followed by chapters on various aspects of functional orthodontic and functional orthopedic treatment, the twin block technique, the functional magnetic system, early maxillary expansion, the interarch compression spring, anchorage control, segmented arch mechanics, the Alexander discipline, implants, Invisalign, stripping retention procedures, and treatment planning for mandibular distraction osteogenesis.
SMA are also employed in various Distraction Osteogenesis appliances which do not need to be adjusted over a long period of time, hence the dependence on patient compliance is greatly eliminated (6).
Distraction osteogenesis has recently assumed an important role in the correction of craniofacial anomalies, particularly for the treatment of potentially life-threatening, deformity-associated upper airway obstruction and respiratory dysfunction in neonates.
A fairly new technique called distraction osteogenesis has been developed to help manage this problem.