Department / Institution Department of Orthodontic , Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
Classification Case report
Skeletal Class III patients with protruded mandible and compensated lower anterior teeth usually need orthognathic surgery to obtain protrude unlovely profile and amend anterior crossbite. In the report presented two cases accepted Anterior subapical osteotomy combined orthodontic treatment to achieve satisfied profile after surgery and stability of post-treatment.
A 26 years old female and 25-years old male, they are sister and brother, had similar skeletal and dental pattern were skeletal Class III relation with normal maxilla and protruded mandible .The dental were super-Class I malocclusion with anterior crossbite, crowding dentition and protruded lower anterior teeth. They both accepted the treatment of orthodontic treatment combined anterior sub apical osteotomy and obtained well profile and occlusion.
Characters of these cases are normal maxilla with dento-alveolar protruded lower anterior area and normal mandibular plan angle. After detailed inspection and plan of orthgnathic surgery we can obtain the satisfied profile and well-aligned occlusion using the simple surgical method.
Using Anterior Subapical Osteotomy to Correct Skeletal Class III- Case report