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How soon after le fort osteotomy will the plates be removed?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Maybe never

In the us, we generally do not remove the bone plates unless they are causing problems.

In brief: Maybe never

In the us, we generally do not remove the bone plates unless they are causing problems.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: They remain

The bone plates and screws used to stabilize your leforte osteotomy remain in place and are not removed unless there is a problem that develops.

In brief: They remain

The bone plates and screws used to stabilize your leforte osteotomy remain in place and are not removed unless there is a problem that develops.
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