Le Forte I osteotomy for correction of maxillary deformities.

  title={Le Forte I osteotomy for correction of maxillary deformities.},
  author={William H Bell},
  journal={Journal of oral surgery},
  volume={33 6},
With proper planning, execution, and follow-up care, the maxilla can be surgically repositioned into a stable relationship with the mandible. Complete mobility, preservation of viability by proper design of the bony and soft tissue incisions, and adequate fixation during the healing phase are essential to obtain this objective. Variable maxillary deformities in 15 adults were corrected by Le Forte I osteotomy techniques. The technical problems in planning and design for the necessary bony and… CONTINUE READING

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