Orthognatic surgery of skeletal Class III malocclusion with asymmetry

Class III malocclusion patients usually present serious psychosocial problems in early adolescence due to aesthetic factors.

Clinician’s critical and scientific knowledge can prove most valuable whenever patient seek medical advice concerning dentoskeletal developmental problems and suitable treatment which can yield the best aesthetic and functional outcomes.

The efficiency of a surgical treatment is evaluated, mainly, by the stability of the results achieved, whether they are functional, aesthetic, or psychological.

The aim is to present a method of Class III treatment based on a correct re-orientation of the occlusal plane in order to achieve an optimal masticatory mechanism, essential for stability of treatment outcomes.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

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Feb 5, 2018 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Comments Off on Orthognatic surgery of skeletal Class III malocclusion with asymmetry
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