Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

April, 2001


The patient is a 17 y.o. female referred to our office for surgical correction of her mandibular retrognathia, vertical maxillary excess, and apertognathia.


Medical history revealed the patient to be a healthy 17 y.o. female with a past history of TMD(temporomandibular disorder). Clinical examination revealed a Class II malocclusion with a Class II skeletal profile. Maxillary incisor to upper lip relationship revealed the patient to show 8 mm of incisor at rest, with a 5 mm anterior posterior incisor discrepancy. When smiling 4 mm of maxillary gingiva was visible.


  • Mandibular Retrognathia
  • Maxillary Vertical Excess
  • Apertognathia

Plan / Treatment:

Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dr. Brad Baker Orthodontist

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-270-926-4107
 fax: 1-270-926-4166
 url: www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified :April 1, 2001

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