Hashmat Popat, Stephen Richmond, David Marshall, Paul L. Rosin
Abstract:Orthognathic surgery is a well-documented clinical procedure for patients who complain of functional and aesthetic problems related to dento-facial imbalance. The aims of treatment are to establish facial harmony, normalise function and maximise the stability of the outcome. Conventional diagnostic aids to treatment include plain film radiographs and photographs which provide a static analysis of the facial structures at a particular point in time. Functional assessment of facial movement is rarely performed b…
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