Asymmetric Class III dentofacial deformities-widening the horizon

ORTHODONTICS: The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement, 05/11/2012

The optimal esthetic results and functional outcomes in the cases outlined were achieved by vertical and anteroposterior reduction with rotation of the mandible in conjunction with meticulously planned pre– and postsurgical orthodontic treatment. When choosing a surgical technique for correction of the problem, the structures involved in the asymmetry, the magnitude of asymmetry, and the patient’s concerns and expectations must be taken into consideration.

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