publication . Article . 2015

Oral Rehabilitation With Orthognathic Surgery After Dental Implant Placement for Class Iii Malocclusion With Skeletal Asymmetry and Posterior Bite Collapse.

Seigo Ohba; Yuya Nakatani; Takako Kawasaki; Nobutaka Tajima; Takayoshi Tobita; Noriaki Yoshida; Takashi Sawase; Izumi Asahina;
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  • Published: 05 Aug 2015 Journal: Implant Dentistry, volume 24, issue 4, pages 487-490 (issn: 1056-6163, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Abstract
Increasing numbers of older patients are seeking orthognathic surgery to treat jaw deformity. However, orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment is difficult in cases without occlusal vertical stop. A 55-year-old man presented with Class III malocclusion and mandibular protrusion including esthetic problems and posterior bite collapse. He underwent dental implant treatment to reconstruct an occlusal vertical stop before orthognathic surgery. His occlusal function and esthetic problems improved after surgery, and his skeletal and occlusal stability has been maintained for 6 years. Dental implant placement at appropriate positions could help to determine the...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic systemstomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: appropriate position, jaw deformity, older patients, Oral Surgery, Orthognathic surgery, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Materials science, Dentistry, business.industry, business, Rehabilitation, Skeletal asymmetry, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Malocclusion, medicine.disease, Dental implant, Orthodontics, Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
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publication . Article . 2015

Oral Rehabilitation With Orthognathic Surgery After Dental Implant Placement for Class Iii Malocclusion With Skeletal Asymmetry and Posterior Bite Collapse.

Seigo Ohba; Yuya Nakatani; Takako Kawasaki; Nobutaka Tajima; Takayoshi Tobita; Noriaki Yoshida; Takashi Sawase; Izumi Asahina;