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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 157-167

Principles of orthognathic surgical correction of skeletal anterior open bite

1 Maxillofacial Unit, Kingston and St George's Hospitals and Medical School, London, United Kingdom
2 Craniofacial Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCLH Eastman Dental Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Correspondence Address:
Farhad B Naini
Department of Orthodontics, Maxillofacial Unit, St George's Hospital and Medical School, London
United Kingdom
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/apos.apos_81_17

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This article describes the principles of orthognathic surgical correction of skeletal anterior open bite (AOB), including a description of the aetiological factors involved in the development of predominantly skeletal AOBs, description of the presenting diagnostic features, the principles of treatment planning, orthodontic preparation, and postoperative requirements.

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