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  • Published: 01 Mar 2013 Journal: International Journal of Medical Dentistry (issn: 2066-6063, eissn: 2066-6063, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Academy of Romanian Scientists
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 maxillo...
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic system
free text keywords: facial deformity, Lefort maxillary osteotomy, pre-surgical, post-surgical treatments, Dentistry, RK1-715
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