Facial asymmetry and hemimandibular hyperplasia
Here is the Keynote of a conference on temporomandibular disorders. The theme is facial asymmetries caused by unilateral condylar hyperplasia. The discussion also focuses on facial asymmetries caused by condylar hypoplasia.
This is the 1st part of an advanced course for orthodontists, oral surgeons and dentists.
This conference was presented to the Société dentaire de Québec, to resident students in orthodontics of the Université de Montréal and to residents in oral and maxillofacial surgeries of the Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus.
To differentiate non syndromic pathologies that cause facial asymmetry.
To understand the effects of unilateral condylar hyperplasia in a growing and non growing patient.
To understand the effects of condylar fracture or trauma (impact) to the joint that may affect mandibular growth.
To know the diagnostic tests and surgical treatments that are recommended.