Facial plast Surg 2017; 33(06): 562-570
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1608768
Original Article
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Management of Malocclusion after Maxillofacial Trauma

Ashish P. Sharma1, Brian Hondorp2, Andrey Gaiduchik3, Nadim Z. Baba4, Jayini Thakker1, Jared C. Inman2
  • 1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, California
  • 2Department of Otolaryngology, Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, California
  • 3Department of Orthodontics, Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, California
  • 4Department of Prosthodontics, Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, California
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Publication Date:
01 December 2017 (online)

Abstract

Efficacious management of malocclusion following maxillofacial trauma requires understanding of the interaction between teeth and alveolar bone, facial skeleton, temporomandibular joints, and facial neuromusculature. Success is best achieved with a multidisciplinary approach. This article describes the management of malocclusion after primary repair by highlighting important clinical features and offering guidelines for secondary repair through revision surgical reduction, prosthodontic rehabilitation, orthodontic therapy, restorative dentistry, and orthognathic surgery.