Creating lip seal by maxillo-facial osteotomies. A retrospective cephalometric study.

@article{Butsele1995CreatingLS,
  title={Creating lip seal by maxillo-facial osteotomies. A retrospective cephalometric study.},
  author={B L Van Butsele and Maurice Y. Mommaerts and Johan V S Abeloos and Calix A S De Clercq and Lucas F Neyt},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={165-74}
}
Lateral head films taken immediately pre-operatively and at least 6 months postoperatively were analysed in 99 selected orthognathic surgery patients to study soft and hard tissue ratios in relation to lip seal creation. The patients were grouped according to the osseous correction carried out. In maxillary advancement patients, the overall position of stomion superius was difficult to predict when important horizontal and vertical movements had been made. The vertical movement of stomion… CONTINUE READING

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