Case Report| Volume 2, ISSUE 4, e199-e211, December 2013

Maxillary segment surgical advancement for treatment of cleft lip and palate: Case report

Published:November 06, 2013DOI:


      This report details the diagnosis, treatment alternatives, planning, and accomplishment of orthodontic and surgical treatment of an adolescent with skeletal Angle Class III with cleft lip and palate. The cleft was surgically minimized by advancement of the posterior maxillary segment during combined orthognathic correction. The proposed objectives of occlusion, normal function, and balanced profile were achieved, and results were maintained stable 8 years post-treatment.


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