Comparison of progressive cephalometric changes and postsurgical stability of skeletal Class III correction with and without presurgical orthodontic treatment.

@article{Ko2011ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of progressive cephalometric changes and postsurgical stability of skeletal Class III correction with and without presurgical orthodontic treatment.},
  author={Ellen Wen-Ching Ko and Sam Sheng-Pin Hsu and Hsin-Yi Hsieh and Yu-Chih Wang and Chiung Shing Huang and Yu Ray Chen},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2011},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={1469-77}
}
PURPOSE This study compares 1) progressive dental and skeletal changes, 2) postsurgical stability, and 3) treatment efficacy of patients with skeletal Class III correction with and without presurgical orthodontic treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study includes 53 patients who underwent orthognathic surgery (OGS) to correct skeletal Class III malocclusion. The patient grouping is based on presurgical orthodontics: surgical-first (SF) approach (n = 18) and modified-conventional (MC) approach… CONTINUE READING

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