AbstractPurpose: Intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) is an effective surgical technique for cases of mandibular setback, and is simpler and has a lower incidence of mentalis paresthesia compared to sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO), another well-known orthognathic surgical technique for the mandible. However, IVRO has a disadvantage in the prolonged duration of postoperative maxilla-mandibular fixation (MMF) required due to the absence of rigid bone fixation. To avoid an extended MMF period, we deve…
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