A 43-year-old member asked:
for what length of time do braces stay on after jaw surgery?
2 doctor answers
Dr. T. Scott Allen answered
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 severity of the initial malocclusion, cooperation keeping regular appointments, cooperation wearing elastics, etc.
Answered on Apr 15, 2014
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