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This Compendium eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article on recent minimally invasive orthognathic surgical (MIOS) procedures. The authors examine the differences between the minimally invasive and traditional orthognathic surgical techniques, and review the esthetic benefits that can be achieved with MIOS. A case report article on orthodontic treatment to correct a constricted chewing pattern (CCP) is also included in this eBook. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Esthetic Considerations in Minimally Invasive Orthognathic Surgery
Jonathas Daniel Paggi Claus, PhD, DDS; Matheus Spinella Almeida, PhD, DDS; Hugo José Correia Lopes, DDS; Asdrubal Pereira, DDS; and Nelson Leon, DDS
This article examines the concept of minimally invasive orthognathic surgery (MIOS), discussing its differences from traditional maxillary Le Fort I osteotomy, bilateral sagittal split osteotomy, and genioplasty procedures. MIOS protocols are described for various aspects of both the maxilla and mandible.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU
Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Correction of an Anteriorly Constricted/Deep Bite Through Orthodontics and Restorative Enhancements: A 3-Year Case Study
Fred H. Peck, DDS
This article discusses the case of a female patient with a constricted chewing pattern, severely worn mandibular teeth, and wide spaces on the maxilla closed with unesthetic crowns. The case report provides the step-by-step details necessary to transform a dentition that has failing restorations and an unfavorable occlusion into one with a stable occlusion with a restored, beautiful smile.