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orthognathic

[‚ȯr·thəg′nath·ik]
(anthropology)
Pertaining to a condition of the upper jaw in which it is in an approximately vertical relationship to the profile of the facial skeleton, when the skull is oriented on the Frankfort horizontal plane; having a gnathic index of 97.9 or less.
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patients with significant skeletal discrepancies requiring combined orthodontics and orthognathic surgery,
The individuals subjected to orthognathic surgery were evaluated as being more attractive, intelligent, socially competent, and psychologically adjusted.
DePuy Synthes offers advanced technologies for facial reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, distraction and cranial reconstruction," said Juan-Jose Gonzalez, president, DePuy Synthes, U.
There is abundant evidence suggesting that high condylectomy combined with orthognathic surgery is a stable procedure, with very predictable outcome for the surgical treatment of active condylar hyperplasia.
They describe how to use these questions to determine a diagnosis and provide chapters on crown lengthening surgery, tissue grafting, dentoalveolar intrusion of the adult dentition, forced eruption, orthognathic surgery, dental facial plastics, dentoalveolar extrusion, and sequencing the treatment plan, as well as providing a treatment-planning template on the accompanying CD and five case studies.
Dimensional changes of maxillary sinuses and pharyngeal airway in Class III patients undergoing bimaxillary orthognathic surgery.
A combination of orthodontic therapy and orthognathic surgery is a well-established treatment method to correct moderate as well as serious dentofacial deformities.
Common etiology of PA of the IMA includes blunt and penetrating traumas, orthognathic surgery, neck dissection, surgical removal of impacted third molars, and radiotherapy [11, 14].
With regard to Dentistry, facial deformities of mild nature could be treated orthodontically, whilst more severe cases, those affected aesthetically and functionally, may require a combination of orthodontics and orthognathic surgery (GOKCE et al.
Although a number of reports have attempted to identify patient characteristics and perioperative adverse events that correlate with pain and prolonged hospital stay, there is a paucity of published papers focused on PP or LOS after orthognathic surgery.
Other contraindications include pre--existing tooth mobility, patients due to have orthognathic surgery on the mandible, and cystic tissue that is unlikely to resolve if left in situ.
Facial asymmetry can be corrected by bimaxillary orthognathic surgery and distraction osteogenesis.