Jaw Correction or Orthognathic Surgery is performed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon to correct minor and major skeletal and dental irregularities such as misalignment of jaws and teeth. Surgery can improve speaking, chewing and breathing. While the patient's appearance is enhanced as a result of their surgery, orthognathic surgery is usually performed to correct functional problems.
Who can need jaw corrective surgery ?
- Difficulty chewing, or biting food
- Gummy smile
- Excessively grown upper jaw
- Difficulty swallowing
- Jaw pain and headache
- Wear and tear of teeth
- Facial injury or birth defects
- Protruding jaw
- Chronic mouth breathing and dry mouth
- Prognathic jaw
Jaw Correction Treatment
Jaw surgery can be performed inside the jaw which reduces the chances of scars forming in the outside part of the chin. Sometimes bones from other parts of the body like hip, leg or rib is used in the surgery. Before surgery doctor will put braces in your teeth for aligning it, later it will be removed after conducting the surgery. It can be performed in three types :
Upper jaw (maxillary osteotomy): In this doctor will cut and remove the bone above the teeth so top jaw including mouth and upper teeth will move as one unit.
Lower jaw (mandibular osteotomy): It is used to correct a receded jaw in which doctor cuts the molars and lengthwise down the jawbone so front jaw can move as a unit
Chin surgery (genioplasty) : It is used to correct a severely receded lower jaw, in this doctor will cut the chin bone and secures it in a new position.
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