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Abstract

Orthognathic surgery is a unique endeavour in facial surgery, a patient’s appearance and occlusal function can be improved significantly, which has a great impact on the patient’s sense of self and well-being. Successful outcomes in modern orthognathic surgery rely on a close collaboration between the surgeon and the orthodontist across all stages of treatment. To assess the frequency of orthognathic surgery in a university hospital setting. Data required for the study was procured by reviewing patient records and analyzed data of 86000 patients between June 2019 to March 2020. The data was sorted in excel and statistically analyzed using the IBM SPSS software analysis and the results tabulated. The frequency of orthognathic surgery in this study was found to be 22.4%. Orthognathic surgery improves the quality of life for all age groups of dentofacial deformities and hence it is imperative to educate people regarding the same.

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Orthognathic Surgery Prevalence Dentofacial Deformities Occlusal Function Facial Appearance

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Ramya G, Remmiya Mary Varghese, & Jeevitha M. (2020). Frequency of orthognathic surgery treatment in a university hospital setting - A retrospective study. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 552-556. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL4.3896