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Presurgical Preparation for Mandibular Advancement with Retromolar Skeletal Anchorage

VOLUME 47 : NUMBER 09 : PAGES (529-536) 2013

ADRIEN MARINETTI, DDS

DOMINIQUE DEFFRENNES, MD

JESSICA SOUSSAN, DDS

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A Class II malocclusion due to severe mandibular retrognathia often involves esthetic disfiguration that can be corrected only by surgical-orthodontic collaboration. In such a case, the mandibular incisors compensate for the sagittal discrepancy--whether spontaneously or after unsuccessful orthodontic treatment--through labioversion of their crowns. When surgical mandibular advancement is required, the treatment plan often calls for the orthodontist to increase the anterior overje...

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