ISSN 2528-9659 | E-ISSN 2148-9505
Original Article
“Long Face” And Orthodontıc Surgery
1 A. Ü. Dişhekimliği Fakültesi Ağız, Diş ve Çene Hastalıkları ve Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı  
Turk J Orthod 1989; 2: 334-337
DOI: 10.13076/1300-3550-2-2-334
Key Words: Long Face, High Face, Orthodontic Surgery
Abstract

The authors suggest a taxonomyand a spesific terminolojy for vertical maxillo/mandibular excess dysmorphies, “Long face” or “High face”. They distinguish three anomalies which may, seperate or in association, cause an increased vertical dimention of face; a. Hypsomaxillia, b. Hypsogenia, c. Hypsostomy. In this paper a case of “Lonf face” and its surgical treatment will be presented.

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