Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 10

Lefort 1 Osteotomy: A Case Report of 2 Cases

Vaibhav Shah*, Krishna Shama Rao, Ganapathy KP, Murali Mohan, Harish Kumar, Pavan, Hemanth and Krishna Arora

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Consultant, CTCS Unit Med Hospital, India

*Corresponding Author: Vaibhav Shah, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Consultant, CTCS Unit Med Hospital, India.

Received: September 04, 2023; Published: September 27, 2023


22-year-old patients reported with Angle’s class II division 1 malocclusion, canine class II, gummy smile. Lateral cephalogram demonstrated anteroposterior, vertical maxillary excess and steep mandibular plane.
LEFORT 1 osteotomy was performed to treat maxillary protrusive skeletal Class II. The treatment results show that the procedure exhibited large upward and forward movements of the maxillary segment and desirable facial profile, with a reduction of the Crossbite after the treatment.

Keywords: Lefort 1 Osteotomy; Maxillary; Protrusive Skeletal


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Citation: Vaibhav Shah., et al. “Lefort 1 Osteotomy: A Case Report of 2 Cases". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.10 (2023): 124-126.


Copyright: © 2023 Vaibhav Shah., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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