Maxillary vestibular incision for surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion: Evidence for a conservative approach
ORTHODONTICS: The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement, 05/11/2012
Herford AS et al. – A conservative anterior vestibular incision at 6 months resulted in better esthetics, influencing a smaller loss of vermilion and less widening of alar bases. Otherwise, a traditional incision associated with decreased lip length slightly increased with the modified incision. SARPE can be effectively performed with a more conservative vestibular incision to prevent excessive scarring and shortening of the lip to achieve predictable results.