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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-69

Combined orthodontic and surgical correction of adult skeletal class II with hyperdivergent jaws


1 The Dental and Maxillofacial Clinic, Gomtinagar, Lucknow, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Sinhgad Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India
3 Department of Prosthodontics, U.P. Dental College and Research Centre, Lucknow, India
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, U.P. Dental College and Research Centre, Lucknow, India
5 Department of Orthodontics, Career Institute of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, India

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Hemant Gupta
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Babu Banarasi Das Institute of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.102167

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A case of severe Class II skeletal malocclusion with anterior open bite having vertical growth pattern and matching soft tissue profile is presented. Considering age of the patient and the severity of the malocclusion, it was decided to combine orthodontic treatment with surgery. A 0.022 Roth Pre-adjusted Edgewise Appliance was chosen for the orthodontic correction and Le-Fort 1 differential vertical impaction of maxilla with mandibular autorotation and augmentation genioplasty was considered as the treatment plan. The main aim was to reduce the gummy smile and correct the class II profile.


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