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SURGICAL ORTHODONTICS: LITERATURE REVIEW AND CASE REPORT

By Piyush HEDA, Babita RAGHUWANSHI, Amit PRAKASH and Kishore SONAWANE

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Orthognathic surgery is a surgical procedure largely practiced throughout the world for the correction of various maxillofacial deformities. The procedure for correcting a particular deformity will be done after proper evaluation, which includes cephalometric, dental model analysis and photographs. The patient undergoes pre-surgical orthodontic correction for dental compensation, after which surgery is planned. During the last few decades, the profession has witnessed intense interest for the treatment of facial deformities, being widely practiced throughout the world. Orthognathic surgery has become an acceptable treatment plan for patients with various maxillofacial deformities, giving pleasing results. The present study reports the successful treatment method of Class II division 1 malocclusion through orthognathic surgery

Topics: facial deformity, Lefort maxillary osteotomy, pre-surgical, post-surgical treatments, Dentistry, RK1-715
Publisher: Academy of Romanian Scientists
Year: 2013
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:3473597ed653451a88104dff2bdf623b
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