Convergence study related in development of new intraoral jaw bone distractor in treating dentofacial deformities

악골 기형 치료를 위한 구내형 골신장기 개발에 관련된 융합 연구

  • Lee, Jae-Gi (Department of Dental Hygiene, College of Health and Medicine, Namseoul University)
  • 이재기 (남서울대학교 치위생학과)
  • Received : 2016.09.26
  • Accepted : 2016.12.20
  • Published : 2016.12.31


Distraction osteogenesis is applied to correct mandible or maxilla deformities. Owing to the distractor being away from the skin, it is not aesthetic. Infection can arise due to manual part. And therefore, it is necessary to make the distractor using a new mechanism. 3D software was used for the intraoral distractor modeling. 3D meshes were used to analyze the stress distribution of the distractor was analyzed using Finite element analysis software. This research developed a intraoral distractor for continuous mandible distraction through convergence study. Base on the results, it provide helpful data for future version of the wireless intraoral distractor in other fields of bio and medical engineering.


Supported by : 남서울대학교


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