Treatment of a Class II deformity with skeletal open bite and lateroocclusion.

@article{Watted2001TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of a Class II deformity with skeletal open bite and lateroocclusion.},
  author={Nezar Watted and M Wieber and J{\"u}rgen Reuther},
  journal={Clinical orthodontics and research},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          50-9
        }
}
A fundamentally important treatment outcome in orthognathic surgery is improved dentofacial esthetics in both the sagittal and vertical dimensions. In patients with a skeletal open bite, increased lower face height and a strained lip closure, the vertical dimension relationships can be improved by surgical impaction of the maxilla. The consequence of maxillary impaction is an autorotation of the mandible and the elevation of the tip of the nose as the anterior nasal spine is repositioned… CONTINUE READING

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