Treatment Planning: Aesthetics Goals

  • Harvey M. Rosen


The traditional and time-honored goals of any orthognathic surgical correction have attempted to address both stability and aesthetic concerns. Stability issues relate to establishing a healthy, functional occlusion, whereas aesthetic considerations have focused on normalizing facial balance and proportions as much as possible.


Lower Face Orthognathic Surgery Facial Skeleton Lateral Cephalometric Radiograph Soft Tissue Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harvey M. Rosen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Pennsylvania HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.University of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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