Augmentation genioplasty as an adjunct to conservative orthodontic treatment.

  title={Augmentation genioplasty as an adjunct to conservative orthodontic treatment.},
  author={William R. Proffit and Timothy A Turvey and John D. Moriarty},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics},
  volume={79 5},
Augmentation genioplasty can serve as a valuable adjunct to orthodontic treatment. The borderline extraction patient with a good nasolabial angle, protruding lower incisors and a deficient chin often can be treated better by nonextraction orthodontics followed by advancement of the chin than by any regimen involving orthodontic extraction. Genioplasty also can be used to improve facial esthetics in the patient with a short mandibular ramus in whom mandibular advancement might well lead to… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-6 of 6 extracted citations

Long Term Stability Following Genioplasty: A Cephalometric Study

Journal of international oral health : JIOH • 2015
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Langzeitergebnisse nach Genioplastik

Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie • 2005
View 1 Excerpt

Orthognathic surgery and dentofacial orthopedics in adult Class II Division 1 treatment: mandibular sagittal split osteotomy versus Herbst appliance.

American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics • 2004
View 1 Excerpt

Orthognathic surgery versus orthodontic camouflage in the treatment of mandibular deficiency.

Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons • 1995

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…