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Figure 22 | Head & Face Medicine

Figure 22

From: The spectrum of Apert syndrome: phenotype, particularities in orthodontic treatment, and characteristics of orthognathic surgery

Figure 22

Age 19.7. With and without thermoplastic appliance for temporary replacement of 21. Note exact congruency of midline. Crossbite in region of teeth 24 and 25 corresponds to plaster surgery planning. Anteriorly, however, probably due to tongue thrust, a slight reopening tendency of the bite seems to have occurred. Logopedics (speech therapy) has been recommended for this reason.

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