Executive Editor: Ed Ellis III, Daniel Buchbinder General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

Authors: Scott Bartlett, Michael Ehrenfeld, Gerson Mast, Adrian Sugar

Orthognathic

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Mandibular prognathism

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Mandibular body osteotomy (Dingman) Setback within the body of the mandible (dental arch) Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Le Fort I osteotomy Repositioning in the maxilla in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Mandibular retrognathism

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Mandibular body osteotomy (Dingman) Setback within the body of the mandible (dental arch) Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Mandibular alveolar protrusion

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Subapical (block) osteotomy Corrections of dentoalveolar discrepancies Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Mandibular alveolar retrusion

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Subapical (block) osteotomy Corrections of dentoalveolar discrepancies Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Transverse hypoplasia of the mandible

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Surgically assisted rapid mandibular expansion Correction of constricted mandibular width Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Transverse hyperplasia of the mandible

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Mandibular body osteotomy (Dingman) Setback within the body of the mandible (dental arch) Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Vertical mandibular hypoplasia

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Vertical mandibular hyperplasia

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Laterognathia

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
CAS: Asymmetry correction Complex asymmetric deformities Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Hemimandibular hyperplasia

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
CAS: Asymmetry correction Complex asymmetric deformities Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Condylar hyperplasia

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
CAS: Asymmetry correction Complex asymmetric deformities Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Unilateral mandibular hypoplasia

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
BSSO (Obwegeser) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Obwegeser, Dal Pont) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
BSSO (Hunsuck) Movement of tooth bearing segment in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Vertical ramus osteotomy Mandibular setback Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Inverted L osteotomy Lengthening of the ramus Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
CAS: Asymmetry correction Complex asymmetric deformities Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Maxillary retrognathism

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Le Fort I osteotomy Repositioning in the maxilla in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Maxillary prognathism

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Le Fort I osteotomy Repositioning in the maxilla in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Subapical (block) osteotomy Corrections of dentoalveolar discrepancies Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Maxillary alveolar protrusion

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Subapical (block) osteotomy Corrections of dentoalveolar discrepancies Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Maxillary alveolar retrusion

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Subapical (block) osteotomy Corrections of dentoalveolar discrepancies Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Transverse hypoplasia of maxilla

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion Correction of constricted basal maxilla Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Transverse hyperplasia of maxilla

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Mandibular body osteotomy (Dingman) Setback within the body of the mandible (dental arch) Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Vertical maxillary hyperplasia

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Le Fort I osteotomy Repositioning in the maxilla in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Subapical (block) osteotomy Corrections of dentoalveolar discrepancies Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Vertical maxillary hypoplasia

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Le Fort I osteotomy Repositioning in the maxilla in all three dimensions Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Retrogenia

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Chin osteotomy All three dimensional corrections of the chin position Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Progenia

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Chin osteotomy All three dimensional corrections of the chin position Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Transverse genial hypoplasia

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Chin osteotomy All three dimensional corrections of the chin position Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Transverse genial hyperplasia

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Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Chin osteotomy All three dimensional corrections of the chin position Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Special considerations

Planning of orthognathic surgery
Two jaw surgery
CAS: Asymmetry correction
Bimaxillary correction
Monomaxillary correction
Asymmetry
*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

v1.0 2012-07-07