THE SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THE CASE WITH FACIAL ASYMMETRY AND ANTERIOR OPENBITE


Kecik D., MAVİLİ M. E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.17, no.2, pp.68-73, 2009 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-73

Abstract

The 19-year old female have applied to our clinic due to facial asymmetry and anterior openbite. According to the lateral cephalometric evaluation of the patient having mouth breathing; maxillary height and lower facial height was inspected to be increased. The mandible showed an asymmetric growth towards the right side. The treatment plan was to perform fixed ortodontic treatment combined with orthognathic surgery by the impaction of maxilla and the rotation of mandible to the left side.