Simulation of Mandible Biomechanics after Fixation of Subcondylar Fractures

•Clinical background
•Implant design criterion
–Major muscles of mastication
–Implant concepts
•Simulation
–Geometry preparation
•Mesh
–Boundary conditions
•Contact definition
–Materials properties
•Results
–Strain on mandible
–Implant stresses
–Fracture contact pressure
–Bite location effect
•Discussion and conclusion

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