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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Ortho Consult: You'll need to consult with a local orthodontist who will work with a local oral surgeon as a team to formulate the best way to treat your malocclusio ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Not sure exactly what you mean by jaw surgery, but reconstructive surgery of the jaws, or orthognathic surgery, is very common and routine.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
How does it feel?: Questions that ask "what does it feel like when.....? Are best answered by a health care professional who has already examined you and knows you, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Maybe: If the jaw surgery is corrective, to correct malalignment of your jaws, then necessarily your appearance will be changed, usually for the better. Disc ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Jaw Surgery: Questions that ask "how painful is.....? Are best answered by a health care professional who has already examined you and knows you, your history and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Natural process: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasi ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually yes: Most patients do undergo orthodontic treatment to properly align the teeth in each jaw before undergoing double jaw surgery. A consultation with the ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. T. Scott Allen
30 years experience Orthodontics
@6mos. is avg. : 6 mos. Is typically the average amount of time in braces after orthognathic surgery. However, it can range from 3 to 12+ months depending on the sever ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Braces: Your jaw and your teeth have a relationship and your braces do shape your jaw somewhat. So if you had surgery on your jaw it would mess with the force ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Ortho Jaw Surgery: Find the best orthodontist you can in your area and go for a complete and thorough examination and orthodontic workup.

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