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2018 Annual Session Conference

The Impact of Functional Jaw Orthopedics, Dentofacial Orthopedics and Orthognathic Surgery on the Airway Size and Volume

May 7, 2018 2:55pm ‐ May 7, 2018 3:25pm


This lecture will describe the effect of maxillary expansion, functional appliance, protraction face mask and orthognathic surgery on the airway size and volume. The effectiveness of these procedures will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the impact of each of the treatment modality presented on the airway.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of these treatments on changing the size and volume of the airway.
  • Recognize the possibilities of functional jaw orthopedics, dento facial orthopedics and orthognathic surgery on the improvement of airway patency.


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