Correction of Anterior Open Bite and Facial Profile by Orthognathic Surgery– A Case Report

  • Quazi Billur Rahman Chairman and Associate Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
  • Gazi Shamim Hassan Chairman & Associate Professor, Department of Orthodontics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
  • Mahmuda Akther Assistant Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
  • Md Golam Rubby FCPS Student, Department of Orthodontics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
  • Md Nazmul Hasan BSMMU
Keywords: Anterior open bite, Transverse maxillary deficiency, Vertical excess, Orthognathic surgery

Abstract

This case report describes the treatment of a severe anterior open bite, Class III malocclusion with a history of digit
sucking. An 18 years-old male presented with a significant anteroposterior and vertical discrepancy of face. The patient’s
face was concave with procumbent lips. He had an anterior open bite of 11 mm, a reverse overjet of 8 mm, and a
transverse maxillary deficiency on right side. The orthognathic surgery was elected as an option of treatment to correct
the anterior open bite with improvement of facial profile.

Keywords: Anterior open bite; Transverse maxillary deficiency; Vertical excess; Orthognathic surgery.

DOI: 10.3329/bsmmuj.v3i1.5512

BSMMU J 2010; 3(1): 31-34

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Rahman, Q., Hassan, G., Akther, M., Rubby, M., & Hasan, M. (1). Correction of Anterior Open Bite and Facial Profile by Orthognathic Surgery– A Case Report. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 3(1), 31-34. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v3i1.5512
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