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Balakrishna RN

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Anterior Maxillary Osteotomy Procedure in Skeletal Class II Malocclusion-A Retrospective Study
    Author(s): Ashutosh Deshpande, Hemavathy* and Balakrishna RN

    Background: Skeletal class II malocclusion is one of the frequent problems occurring in the orthodontic and maxillofacial surgical practice. Skeletal class II malocclusion involves craniofacial discrepancies, which can be adjusted when patients are adolescent. Anterior Maxillary Osteotomy (AMO) is one of the commonest procedures done for the correction of maxillary excess. The anterior segmental maxillary osteotomy was first performed in 1921 by Cohn-Stock. Several modifications were done regarding approaches for AMO by Wassmund, Wundere and Cupar. Cupar’s method is the most preferred approach by the surgeons. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of AMO in treatment of skeletal class II malocclusion. Materials & Methods: A retrospective study was conducted in the Department of Oral an.. Read More»

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