J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 19, Number 3, 2016
|Number of page(s)||21|
|Published online||14 December 2018|
Orthodontic–surgical strategy in 2016
2 Certified in dentofacial orthopedics
3 Private practice
4 Hospital practitioners
5 Orthodontic practitioners
Address for correspondence: Mohamed El Okeily – Centre bordelais de chirurgie maxillofaciale – 17 rue Esprit des lois – 33000 Bordeaux – France firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 27 February 2016
The fundamental basics of patient care, during orthognathic surgery, have been well known for several years. This therapeutic treatment requires cooperation between orthodontist and surgeon from the orthodontic preparation stage until the retention period. Over the past few years, the combined surgical and orthodontic protocols have undergone both an important technical and conceptual evolution, making them easier to tolerate with more stable results. The main explanation for this is more systematic consideration of the functional parameters involved in the treatment, leading to multidisciplinary care.
We found it interesting, in 2016, to update on this combined surgical and orthodontic therapeutic strategy.
Key words: Orthognathic surgery / maxillary osteotomy / mandibular osteotomy / orthodontic preparation / ooperation / combined surgical and orthodontic treatment
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