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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Jaw surgery: Infection, bleeding, swelling are common . Numbness, malocclusion, relapse are uncommon.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontic consult: First-consult with the best orthodontist in your area. You may want to even get 2nd and 3rd opinions. There are many options, but only with a thorou ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
Prepare well: Your surgical team repeats this type of surgeries for many patients. They are very aware of post-surgery pain and how to help you with it. If you tend ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Pace
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No vertical length: When you get a jaw surgery that advances the lower jaw forward, it can make the "chin to throat distance" longer and enhance the appearance of a tight ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Dyess
37 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Jaw surgery: Dentofacial deformity occurs as we age and unequal growth causes our upper and lower jaw bones to become misaligned. Surgery on the jaws will realign ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Jaw Surgery Benefits: YES do it. This procedure corrects you bite, improves chewing function will improve your self-esteem tremendously. Not doing this will cause your bit ... Read More

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