volume 40, issue 3, P238-242 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.04.010
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Theophilus Boye, Peter Doyle, Fiona McKeown, Jonathan Sandler

Abstract: A severe Class 2 division 1 dento-facial deformity in an adult is normally treated by a combination of orthodontics and orthognathic surgery. The surgical procedure may involve either a single or double jaw osteotomy. The sagittal split osteotomy with forward mandibular slide has been the procedure of choice for many years for correcting the antero-posterior discrepancy between the dental arches. Although the total subapical mandibular osteotomy was described over 20 years ago, reports of its use in the litera…

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