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The Jack R. Anderson lectureship was established by the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in honor of Dr Anderson. This annual lectureship is to be given by distinguished members of other medical disciplines. The first lecturer was David M Sarver, DMD, MS (Fig 1), a noted orthodontist from Birmingham, Ala. His lecture on "The Interaction of Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery in Facial Aesthetics" was given at the fall 1988 meeting of the Academy.
The role of orthodontics in determining final facial form is a concept whose importance has become recognized in the past 10 years. Historically, the objective of orthodontic treatment has been the correction of functional problems, with cosmetic appearance either being a treatment plan under consideration or, in many cases, a prime reason for treatment. A review of orthodontic literature over the past half century shows an increase in the
SARVER DM. The Jack R. Anderson Lecture. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1989;115(5):566–567. doi:10.1001/archotol.1989.01860290024009
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