Corrective Jaw Surgery

Corrective jaw surgery moves your teeth and jaws into positions that are more balanced, functional, and healthy. Whether your needs include improving your bite and function, appearance, or speech, this surgery can have a dramatic and positive effect on your outlook on life. Your oral surgeon will work with you to help you achieve a beautiful, functional, and pain-free smile that will last for the rest of your life.
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Who needs corrective jaw surgery?

In some cases, your upper and lower jaws may have grown at different rates. Injuries and birth defects may also affect jaw alignment. Though orthodontics can usually correct problems when only the teeth are misaligned, corrective jaw surgery with an oral surgeon may be necessary to correct misalignment of the jaws. If you suffer from any of the following conditions, you may be an excellent candidate:
Receiving treatment to correct any of the above conditions is a commitment not only to your health but to your happiness as well. Treatment may include surgery and orthodontic treatment and may take several years to complete, but the results will last a lifetime.