Orthognathic Surgery

Combine Materialise Personalized Solutions with the Materialise Standard+ Solutions for a powerful setup and have a high degree of flexibility in your double jaw surgeries. With a comprehensive range of surgical splints, guides, and implants, the outcome will be more accurate and predictable while increasing patient safety. 

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Materialise Personalized Solutions

A comprehensive range of 3D planning software, surgical splints and wafers, osteotomy and pre-drilling guides, osteosynthesis plates, and porous implants.

Lower half of a skull with 3D-printed splints and implants
View of orthognathic splints on a bone model
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Benefits

Accuracy and predictability  

Reach highly accurate and more predictable surgical results by using personalized Ti 3D-printed surgical guides and plates. 

Surgical comfort  

Execute surgeries faster and experience more surgical comfort with personalized surgical guides and plates. 

Quality assurance and service  

Materialise Personalized Solutions are CE marked and made in our medically certified and validated production. Virtual planning sessions are supported by experienced clinical engineers that deliver top-notch service. 

Validated production

Materialise Standard+ Solutions

Hand using tweezers to pick up a 3D-printed piece from an orthognathic kit
Tweezers picking up a metal plate from a kit of different sized plates
Two 3D-printed S-plates, one in purple and one in blue

Benefits

Ease of use  

The screws and plates are color-coded for easier and quicker identification of the devices and for better communication in the OR. 

State-of-the-art technology  

Excellent and consistent screwdriver — screw retention and self-drilling performance. 

Flexibility  

Asymmetric straight plates for more flexibility to avoid tooth roots. 

Workflow

1. Patient scan
Upload the patient’s (CB)CT scan and dental information to SurgiCase Online

2. Interactive planning
A clinical engineer contacts you to participate in an interactive online planning session to define the surgical plan.

3. Design approval
Review the surgical plan and device design online in 3D on the SurgiCase Viewer

4. Production of splints, guides, and implants
Your orthognathic splints, surgical guides, and personalized implants are 3D printed within our certified quality management system.

5. Surgery
Use the delivered implants and instruments in surgery to reach accurate and predictable results.

Clinical evidence

Learn which facts back up our claims and discover the state-of-the-art research supporting additive manufacturing for CMF. 

‘The use of a personalized guide & plate provides more accurate maxillary repositioning during bimaxillary surgery than the use of an intermediate splint.’
Ellis, E. et al. Comparison of the Accuracy of Maxillary Positioning With Interim Splints Versus Patient-Specific Guides and Plates in Executing a Virtual Bimaxillary Surgical Plan (2022)
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

‘All surgical movements were within 2 mm (93% within 1mm) and 4° of the planned movements, which is considered clinically insignificant.’
Wong, A. et al. Accuracy of maxillary repositioning surgery using CAD/CAM customized surgical guides and fixation plates. (2020)
The International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

‘Materialise Personalized Solutions for maxillary repositioning have a very high accuracy in transferring the preoperative plan into reality, especially in the vertical dimension.’
Heufelder, M. et al. Clinical accuracy of waferless maxillary positioning using customized surgical guides and patient specific osteosynthesis in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery. (2017)
Volume 45, Issue 9 – Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery

‘The S plate reduces surgical time when occlusion is not perfect at release step and avoids to tolerate any approximation on the occlusion at the end of the surgery’
Veyssière, A. et al., Study of the mechanical reliability of an S-Shaped adjustable osteosynthesis plate for bilateral sagittal split osteotomies. Study on 15 consecutive cases (2018)
Volume 119, Issue 1 – Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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