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Treatment planing for maxillary treatment procedures

For patients whose orthodontic problems are so severe that neither growth modification nor camouflage offers a solution ,surgical realignment of the jaws or repositioning of dentoalveolar segment is the only possible treatment.

 

  • To take a face bow registration, the bite-fork is sandwiched
  • within four layers of well-softened pink card wax and the
  • teeth are closed in centric relation.
  •   When the face bow is attached, the condyle is assumed to
  • be 12-16mm infront of the tragus,where it should be
  • marked on the skin to help to locate the ear pieces.
  • The orbital pin & condylar points establish the frankfort
  • plane.A separate wax squash bite in centric relation is also taken.

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