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From: A new technique for mandibular osteotomy

Figure 4

Lateral photographic study. E.A., male, 22 yeas old. Main complaint: poor dental occlusion and respiratory difficulty. A. Preoperative profile showing characteristic facial concavity of oral breather patient with class II occlusion. B. Postoperative profile: projection of the mentum, higher functional and skeletal balance in cervical angle and submental regions. Advancement and rotation of the maxilla results in projections at the malar and paranasal regions. Interlabial relationship improved. Elevation of the nasal point, resulting in more harmonious outline.

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