08/06/2004
AO Technical Commission Approved

Maxillary Distractor

The Maxillary Distractor is a completely intraoral distractor designed to meet the clinical needs for a distraction device that can correct severe maxillary bone deficiences in both, AP and vertical, directions. It is advantageous for patients with maxillary hypoplasia, particularly cleft lip and palate patients, due to its ability to overcome the substantial soft-tissue forces around the maxilla. The Maxillary Distractor includes a posterior foot plate and an anterior foot plate, which are completely interchangeable and pinned to the body of the distractor. Overall, the Maxillary Distractor offers four distractor lengths and the ability to create 72 custom sizes with the available foot plate options.

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