Patients with Class III occlusal patterns often have maxillary and mandibular skeletal components to their malocclusions. A bilateral sagittal split that is rigidly fixed with 2 bicortical screws and a monocortical plate will produce excellent occlusal and skeletal results when the 2 components of the deformity are addressed.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Division of Orthodontics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Apr;70(4):e301-9
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