Operational treatment of prognathism should achieve:
Improvement of the chewing function,
Improvement of the speech,
Improvement of breathing,
Prevention of periodontium,
Prevention of disorder of the lower jaw joint,
Alleviation of prosthetic care,
Improvement of aesthetic appearance.
Many disorders of the position of the teeth and bite can be successfully conservatively treated in children, and now in adults. Surgical methods of treatment are considered only after the end of growth. Surgical procedures involve osteotomy in the area of the alveolar ridge, as well as in the jaw area. They aim to establish normal occlusal and articulation relationships, and at the same time to improve the aesthetic appearance of the face.