Optimizing Orthognathic Surgery: Diagnosis, Planning, Procedures

Optimizing Orthognathic Surgery: Diagnosis, Planning, Procedures


  • Janine Brooks
  • Fiona Ellwood


A comprehensive guide to interdisciplinary treatment approaches for dysgnathia correction based on considerations of both orofacial function and facial esthetics. Written by international experts with over 30 years of surgical experience, this book shares valuable insights gained through close collaboration with orthodontists, dental practitioners, prosthodontists, ENT specialists, speech therapists, and more. The integration of intraoral distraction surgery into orthognathic procedures is explored with a special focus on severe cases. The wealth of treatment strategies and solutions presented within these pages will navigate readers through the intricate pathways of managing complex craniofacial malformations.

  • Step-by-step guide for documentation, diagnosis, and planning of orthognathic surgical procedures
  • Comprehensive methods and techniques for dysgnathia correction
  • Identifying potential dangers and limitations
  • Indications for interdisciplinary treatment planning
  • Effective treatment sequences and surgical planning
  • Descriptions of analog and digital approaches
  • Strategies for choosing between the maxilla and mandible first approaches
  • Practical tips and tricks for successful outcomes
  • Balancing function and esthetics in treatment strategies
  • In-depth case reports highlighting complex scenarios
  • Long-term results and their significance in treatment evaluation

This invaluable resource serves as an unwavering compass for the treatment of both simple and complex craniofacial malformations, guiding practitioners on their surgical journey, providing the knowledge, techniques, and insights needed to deliver exceptional patient care and achieve outstanding surgical outcomes.

ISBN: 9781786981219
e-Book ISBN: 9783868676730
Published Date: 2023, File Size: 129 Mb

Epub & converted to PDF copy (1153 pages)

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