Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy with Mandibular Setback - A Case Report

  • Alagappan Meyyappan Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chettinad Dental College and Research Institute, India.
  • Jessica Yolanda Jeevitha Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chettinad Dental College and Research Institute, India.
  • Haravindh Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chettinad Dental College and Research Institute, India.
Keywords: Orthognathic Surgery, Mandibular Prognathism, Maxillary Retrognathism, Bilateral Saggital Split Osteotomy, Angle’s Class Iii Malocclusion, Reverse Overjet


Conventional orthognathic surgery has taken a back seat nowadays, and bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) has been considered to be the surgery of choice for mandibular deformity correction since its popularisation in the 1950s. The uniqueness of the technique has made it a popular choice in the correction of mandibular prognathism, retrognathism, and asymmetry. Here, we present a case of skeletal class III facial deformity treated using conventional orthognathic surgery involving pre-surgical fixed orthodontic treatment followed by bilateral sagittal split osteotomy and post-surgical orthodontic treatment.

How to cite this article:
Meyyappan A, Jeevitha JY, Haravindh. Bilateral
Sagittal Split Osteotomy with Mandibular Setback
- A Case Report. Chettinad Health City Med J.




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