- Orthognathic treatment is a surgical procedure that repositions the upper jaw, lower jaw or both.
- For those who suffer from a misaligned jaw, quality of life can be severely impaired.
Orthognathic treatment is a surgical procedure that repositions the upper jaw, lower jaw or both. Orthognathic surgery is usually used for individuals who possess a marked difference in the size of the jaw in relation to each other or that are abnormally positioned. Discrepancies between jaw sizes and positions are more common than most would assume, and usually result in poorly positioned teeth or bite. For the most part, this can be treated via orthodontic methods such as braces, but in some cases of severe jaw misalignment where significant facial deformity is visible, orthognathic surgery is necessary .
For those who suffer from a misaligned jaw, quality of life can be severely impaired. As well as visible abnormalities of the dental and facial appearance, the function of the jaw can be compromised, negatively impacted eating habits, jaw muscles and joints, speech, and causing damage to the gums and palate.
At Define Clinic, our cosmetic dentistry or orthodontic team can help patients begin their orthognathic treatment with a referral to an Orthognathic surgical specialist. A plan that combines surgical correction with orthodontics to achieve flawlessly natural results can drastically improve the smiles, confidence and the quality of life of those who suffer with misalignment of the jaw.
To schedule your initial consultation for orthognathic treatment, please do get in touch with Define Clinic.Book Today