Achieving Excellence in Surgery-first Orthognathic Approach with Virtual Planning
Sam Sheng-Pin Hsu,D.D.S.
Surgery-first orthognathic approach not only improves patient’s chief complaint in the beginning of the treatment but also shortens the orthodontic treatment time. However, it requires delicate evaluation, communication, and treatment planning. Some surgery-first orthognathic cases will be presented to show the benefits by applying virtual planning, including facial asymmetry, inter-disciplinary treatment, obstructive sleep apnea syndrom and so forth.