In this presentation, Dr. Tai will discuss how to treat orthognathic surgery cases with clear aligners. Case selection criteria for a surgery first approach will be discussed, together with appointment sequencing, post surgery fixation and a comprehensive surgical protocol. Collaboration with the oral surgeon for orthognathic surgical planning for surgery first cases will be outlined in detail.
Select suitable orthognathic cases for a surgery first approach with clear aligners.
Set up a surgical treatment plan on the digital software with a checklist to ensure that all dental compensations have been removed in the treatment of the malocclusion either pre or post surgery.
Implement a detailed protocol on how to treatment plan a surgery first orthognathic case with the oral surgeon.