Orthognathic surgery is corrective jaw surgery to treat and fix abnormalities of the facial bones, such as the jaws. Often an issue with the jawbones can cause difficulty chewing, talking, sleeping, breathing and other routine activities. Jaw surgery can be relatively minor or major requiring years of treatment. Commonly jaw surgery is used to correct an open bite, protruding lower jaw or receding lower jaw. Orthognathic surgery, together with orthodontic treatment, can correct problems and improve the overall appearance of the facial profile. For more severe problems double jaw surgery is performed on both the upper and lower jaw.
Using the latest in digital imaging technology, The Super Dentists can demonstrate the functional and aesthetic benefits of jaw surgery. The Super Dentists can create a computerized treatment plan to use as a guide for your oral and maxillofacial surgery. Using this plan will minimize treatment and recovery times, as well as improve results of your oral and maxillofacial surgery.
The Super Dentists use leading-edge materials for oral and maxillofacial surgery. This includes titanium plates and miniature screws to provide stability, strength and predictability to your jaw surgery. These advances allow you to return to your normal routine soon after orthognathic surgery. If orthodontic treatment can correct the problem, orthognathic surgery may be unnecessary. The Super Dentists can work with you to determine the best course of treatment for your dental issue.