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Handbook of Orthognathic Treatment. A Team Approach

  • ID: 2638633
  • Book
  • 194 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This handbook provides a short, contemporary text on the management of dentofacial deformities. The importance of a well organised, inter–disciplinary approach is emphasised throughout and the following key areas are presented: 

  • A detailed account of the role of the psychologist, from initial assessment through to post–operative support.
  • A systematic approach to dentofacial assessment, including a section on diagnostic records and an overview of cephalometry.
  • A logical step–by–step approach to treatment planning, emphasising the interactive thought process required when setting orthodontic and surgical objectives.
  • The fundamentals of surgical orthodontics, with the scope and limitations of orthodontic appliances clearly explained for each phase of treatment.
  • A description of orthognathic technical procedures and how potential errors can be minimised in order to improve the accuracy of model surgery.
  • An account of how to carry out photo–cephalometric profile prediction planning, including a critique of the method.
  • A detailed description of the full range of mandibular and maxillary orthognathic surgical procedures, including indications and complications.
  • A chapter on higher–level osteotomies for the treatment of more severe craniofacial abnormalities is included for completeness.
  • A series of six contrasting case studies.

There is an emphasis on the technological advances that are rapidly enabling the global paradigm shift from 2D to 3D planning.

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List of authors vii

Foreword ix

Preface xi

1 Psychological considerations for the orthognathic patient 1

2 Dentofacial assessment 16

3 The treatment planning process 51

4 The role of orthodontics 62

5 Orthognathic technical procedures 80

6 Prediction planning 94

7 Basic orthognathic surgical procedures 111

8 High level osteotomies 146

9 Case reports 155

9.1 Class II, division 2 malocclusion 157

9.2 Vertical maxillary excess 160

9.3 Class III malocclusion 163

9.4 Mandibular asymmetry with 3D planning 166

9.5 Anterior open bite 170

9.6 Class II, division 1 with hypodontia 173

Index 177

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Ashraf Ayoub
Balvinder Khambay
Philip Benington
Lyndia Green
Khursheed Moos
Fraser Walker
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