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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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Germany), Manson, and Prein draw on different specialties to introduce surgeons to principles related to craniomaxillofacial trauma and orthognathic surgery.
Orthognathic surgery or corrective jaw surgery is carried out to correct a wide range of minor and major skeletal and dental irregularities including the misalignment of jaws and teeth, open mouth due to protruding teeth, protruding lower jaw, open bite and receding lower jaw or weak chin.
In 1979, Wolford (15, 16) developed a technique to predictably eliminate mandibular growth in CH type 1 by performing high condylectomies along with simultaneous orthognathic surgery to correct the associated jaw deformity.
The use of lateral cephalometric radiographs forms an important diagnostic tool in orthodontic treatment as well as orthognathic surgery.
3D stereophotogrammetric image superimposition onto 3D CT scan images: the future of orthognathic surgery.
These methods have been observed to relieve the orthopedic and functional causes of TMJ dysfunction and can be an alternative to orthognathic surgery.
Orthognathic surgery is the only type of surgical procedure proven to be effective for obstructive sleep apnea.
The article, entitled Protocol for Concomitant Temporomandibular Joint Custom-Fitted Total Joint Reconstruction and Orthognathic Surgery Utilizing Computer-Assisted Surgical Simulation, describes this protocol and compares it with the traditional approach.
This textbook not only provides an overview of current concepts of craniomaxillofacial trauma care and orthognathic surgery but also helps readers understand the complexity of the craniofacial skeleton and its related soft tissues.
Coverage encompasses ambulatory anesthesia, third molar and implant surgery, maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, distraction osteogenesis, obstructive sleep apnea, cleft and craniofacial surgery, cosmetic surgery, temporomandicular joint surgery, ablative oral/head and neck surgery, lip cancer, hard and soft tissue reconstruction, and microvascular composite bone flaps.
Oral and facial trauma, as well as updates in maxillofacial reconstruction, oral cancer, microneurosuregery, facial cosmetic and orthognathic surgery will be reviewed at the second Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Congress to be held at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi hotel in Dubai from May 1 to 5.
Hundreds of CBVI images are used to evaluate all types of cases including impacted teeth, odontogenic lesions, orthognathic surgery and trauma, paranasal sinus conditions and temporomandibular joint conditions.