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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

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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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It depends: It depends on how long it takes to get your teeth in proper alignment so your jaw can be moved to the correct position. With surgery you need to have ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your surgeon: Need to ask your surgeon, depends on the kind of correction done.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience Dentistry
Uncertain: I am not certain what you mean by your question. Braces and jaw surgery are often combined to correct the occlusion. Speak to orthodontists as well as ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Difficult to estimat: Each situation is unique. Best estimate would come from your oral surgeon and orthodontist. Given that you have gone through a lot , best not to rus ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Braces: Yes you do. The teeth have to be aligned properly before your surgeon can position your jaws into a correct place. The cost varies with each city and ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Crossbite: See an orthodontist for an evaluation of your crossbite. Your treatment recommendations will depend on the position of your teeth and your jaw struct ... Read More

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