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Face and Jaw Surgery

Jaw replacement surgery

05/09/2006

Question:

Description of the surgical procedure used to replace a lower jaw bone using a bone in the leg.

Answer:

Because this is a complicated question, please refer to the links below for further information.

http://www.microsurgeon.org/fibulaflap.html

If you would like to resubmit a more specific question, I would be happy to try to answer it.

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Response by:

Guillermo  E Chacon, DDS Guillermo E Chacon, DDS
Formerly:
Associate Professor of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University