Mandibular distraction (also known as distraction osteogenesis) involves precise cuts being made in the lower jaw bone. A device...
Synthes Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System
Synthes has designed a modular family of internal distraction devices to lengthen the jawbone. A variety
of sizes and styles are available to fit patient anatomy. The distractor position on the footplates can also
be customized. Both rigid and flexible extension arms are available. The external arms can be removed
without the need for a secondary procedure.