Maxillomandibular treatment positions for full mouth rehabilitation have been controversial for decades. Since the 1950s, the definitions of the centric relation position were revised many times. The centric relation treatment position is preferred maxillomandibular relationship because it allows for repeatable verification of the established reconstructive position. However, in the management of some class 2 malocclusion reconstructions posed challenges to clinicians due to its ‘relatively wide’ range of mandibular movements. In the presentation, the selection of alternative maxillomandibular treatment positions.
At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:
- Describe the significance of centric relation treatment position.
- Discuss the indications for alternative maxillomandibular treatment positions.
- Identify the techniques for establishing maxillomandibular treatment positions.