protrusion

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a part that protrudes or extends outward

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the act of projecting out from something

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His airway characteristics recorded at that time were inter-incisor distance of 4.5 cm, TMD of 10 cm, SMD of 5 cm, neck circumference of 48 cm and mandibular protrusion of B type (Figure 2).
The patient could not achieve the normal mandibular protrusion in the process of chewing food, with the anterior teeth inclined to a deep bite.
It was found that maxillary and mandibular protrusion relative to anterior cranial base (SNA and SNB) for males was 823.81 and 793.76 and for females was 813.85 and 783.24 respectively.
This can be avoided by reconstructing the curve of spee to pass through the mandibular condyle, which has been demonstrated to allow posterior disocclusion on mandibular protrusion. (8,9)
The technique is known as mandibular protrusion and mechanically holds the airway open while we sleep (see Figure 4, below).
A relative reduction may occur with either: 1) large tongue volume relative to the volume of the bony limits of the anterior column or 2) prominent top incisors requiring more mandibular protrusion during direct laryngoscopy.
A newly available remotely controlled mandibular titration device provides an objective mechanism by which to determine the maximal therapeutic level of mandibular protrusion during sleep.