Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic surgery, otherwise known as corrective jaw surgery, corrects abnormalities of the facial bones. If you’re experiencing difficulty or pain with chewing, talking, or breathing, orthognathic surgery can improve your health and comfort.

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What Is Corrective Jaw Surgery?

Corrective jaw surgery moves the upper or lower jaw to balance the teeth, bite, and facial proportions.

This surgery can help resolve difficulties chewing, speaking abnormalities, TMJ pain, excessive tooth wear, facial injury, unbalanced facial appearance, and chronic mouth breathing.

Am I a Candidate?

If you’ve noticed jaw pain, underbite, overbite, or a misalignment in the way your teeth fit together, schedule a consultation today. Dr. Henry will work with you to determine if orthognathic surgery is the best option to resolve these issues and improve your health.

What Should I Expect?

At Henry Advanced Orthodontics, we start by using the latest digital imaging technology to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and successful treatment. We also use nothing less than the strongest materials, including titanium plates, to fortify your jaw, correct your bite, and improve the appearance of your facial profile.

For most patients, treatment begins with orthodontic therapy. The surgery itself will be completed under anesthesia for your maximum comfort. After surgery, most patients are able to return to work or school after 10-14 days and have healed completely after 6-8 weeks.

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