"Jaw Fixation Techniques" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The stable placement of surgically induced fractures of the mandible or maxilla through the use of elastics, wire ligatures, arch bars, or other splints. It is used often in the cosmetic surgery of retrognathism and prognathism. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p636)
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