Class III surgical-orthodontic treatment: a cephalometric study.

  title={Class III surgical-orthodontic treatment: a cephalometric study.},
  author={Chris D Johnston and Donald J Burden and David Kennedy and Nigel W T Harradine and Mike Stevenson},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  volume={130 3},
INTRODUCTION In this retrospective study, we investigated treatment outcomes in Class III surgical-orthodontic patients. METHODS Records of 151 consecutively completed Class III surgical-orthodontic patients (overjet, 0 mm or less) were obtained from 87 consultant orthodontists in the United Kingdom. Pretreatment and posttreatment cephalometric radiographs were analyzed. RESULTS Bimaxillary surgical patients (75%) had more negative initial ANB-angle values and smaller initial SNA-angle… CONTINUE READING