Osteotomy of intermaxillary suture for closure of median diastema.

R. A. Kraut, J. Payne

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A technique for performing an osteotomy of the intermaxillary suture has been described. By removing the cortical bone and soft tissue that lines the intermaxillary suture between the anterior surface of the maxilla and the incisive foramen, stability of orthodontic closure of the median maxillary diastema has been achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)760-761
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1983
Externally publishedYes


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  • Dentistry(all)

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