Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2021 Apr 24. Epub 2021 Apr 24.
Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Wonkwang Dental Research Institute, Wonkwang University, Iksan, South Korea; Postgraduate Orthodontic Program, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, A.T. Still University, Mesa, Ariz. Electronic address:
A 13-year-old growing female patient presented with hemimandibular hyperplasia of the right side, Class III hypodivergent skeletal pattern, and severe facial asymmetry. Corrective surgery was deferred until her growth had been completed. When the patient was 16 years old, a low condylectomy was performed on the hyperplastic side of her mandible to prevent its progressive condylar hyperplasia, while simultaneous orthodontic camouflage treatment was performed with the intrusion of the maxillary right posterior teeth using temporary skeletal anchorage devices without additional orthognathic surgery. Read More