Fixation

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Fixation

The process of setting a price of a commodity, whether in the present or the future. See: Gold fixing.
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In our study, disturbances of occlusion were treated by intermaxillary traction for 1 week for 5 patients and intermaxillary fixation for three weeks in 1 patient in Group I, whereas in Group-II intermaxillary traction was applied in 3 patients for a week.
In our case, the patient suffered a sagittal condylar head fracture, and the mandibular immobilization induced by intermaxillary fixation was quite prolonged at five weeks.
Perceived effectiveness and side effects of intermaxillary fixation for diet control.
7) Intermaxillary fixation and restoration with mandibular or palatal prostheses are among many of the methods considered for reducing or eliminating mandibular deviation.
After the mandible is stabilized by intermaxillary fixation, rigid fixation is achieved with the placement of four positional screws (plates are also occasionally used to ensure rigidity).