Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 10

Rounding Up the Usual Suspects in Orthognathic Surgery: Improving the Learning Curve for Clinical Fellowship Trainees by Following Some Nuances to Prevent Technical Errors and Maladjustments during Surgery First Orthognathic Surgery

Lotha B1*, Fattal A2 and Zeinalddin M3

1Craniofacial Cleft Surgeon, Yemen Global Smiles, Sanaa, Yemen
2Craniofacial Orthodontist, Private Practice, Tripoli, Lebanon
3Craniofacial Orthodontist, Mohammad Orthodontic Center - Senior Lecturer, Oman Dental College, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, Oman

*Corresponding Author: Lotha B, Craniofacial Cleft Surgeon, Yemen Global Smiles, Sanaa, Yemen.

Received: September 01, 2020; Published: September 18, 2020



  Surgery first orthognathic surgery is one of the most fascinating advances in orthognathic surgery and involves a teamwork between craniofacial orthodontists and craniofacial plastic surgeons. One of the most rewarding aspects is the shortened treatment time as well as dramatic and immediate facial profile improvement before the follow up orthodontic treatment. However, the surgery is fraught with challenges for younger surgeons if finer technical steps are not followed accurately. The 3 D simulation is best done with craniofacial orthodontists who can help plan the post op orthodontic movements after the surgery. As a result of observing certain nuances, the procedure can be performed comfortably and symmetry achieved by a well-executed plan by the orthodontist- surgeon team to the immense benefit of the patients with facial asymmetry.

Keywords: Orthognathic Surgery; Surgery First; Nuances of Orthognathic Surgery; 3D Surgical Planning; Facial Asymmetry



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Citation: Lotha B., et al. “Rounding Up the Usual Suspects in Orthognathic Surgery: Improving the Learning Curve for Clinical Fellowship Trainees by Following Some Nuances to Prevent Technical Errors and Maladjustments during Surgery First Orthognathic Surgery". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.10 (2020): 43-49.


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