orthognathic


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or·tho·gnath·ic

, orthognathous (ōr-thōg-nath'ik, ōr-thog'nă-thŭs), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
1. Relating to orthognathia.
2. Having a face without projecting jaw, one with a gnathic index less than 98.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]

or·thog·nath·ic

, orthognathous (ōrthog-nathik, ōr-thognă-thŭs)
1. Relating to orthognathia.
2. Having a face without projecting jaw, that is one with a gnathic index less than 98.
See also: prognathic
3. Having a normal relationship of the jaws.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]

or·thog·nath·ic

, orthognathous (ōrthog-nathik, ōr-thognă-thŭs)
1. Relating to orthognathia.
2. Having a face without projecting jaw.
[ortho- + G. gnathos, jaw]
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Being an intermediate therapy between orthognathic surgery and conventional orthodontics, it offers the scope of management of malocclusion by reduction of extractions and orthognathic surgery.
patients with significant skeletal discrepancies requiring combined orthodontics and orthognathic surgery,
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Several therapeutic modalities have been proposed for the correction of gummy smile, among them: gingivectomy or gingivoplasty (2, 3, 5-7), myectomy (6, 8) and orthognathic surgery (6, 8, 9); and the last two procedures are more invasive and associated with high morbidity (6).